TypeScript was released in 2014 and is becoming more commonly used every day in the development world. It is not brand new, but not quite a staple yet. A lot of developers already know it well, and are able to develop all kinds of applications with it.
In truth, TypeScript is simple. As a developer with any amount of experience with an object-oriented language, you should not be hesitant to learn TypeScript. In fact, you probably already know much more than you think you do.
2. Is it a New Language?
And it’s equivalent in TypeScript:
3. Is it Worth it to Learn?
If you are looking for somewhere to learn more, Pluralsight is a great place to start learning the language. There are also plenty of small tutorials to get a good grasp of TypeScript right away. The sooner you jump in to it, the sooner you’ll stop seeing TypeScript as a new confusing language and start seeing it as a simple language with which you can build any application.
Stay tuned for these blogs and more from ng-conf 2017 by the ExcellaJS team:
- Taking Control with Angular CLI: Brendan Sawyer
- Ng-conf 2017 Talks You Should Watch: Alex Hoffman
- Serverless Development with Angular, Firebase and Cloud Functions: Sam Blissard
- Three Common Questions for TypeScript Beginners: Cameron Ivey
- Three Common Cases for Universal Rendering in Progressive Web Apps: Keith Center