Introducing TypeScript

1 hour, 13 minutes, 29 seconds


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Massive amounts of JavaScript are being written nowadays, powering the web and various application platforms. However, the language has many shortcomings that make it hard to use for large-scale modular application development. TypeScript was built as a superset of JavaScript to address some of those common problems by introducing language constructs for modules, classes, interfaces, optional static types, lambda expressions, etc. In this talk, we’ll introduce the design philosophy of the language and demonstrate its language features.

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