🤔 WTF, TypeScript?
- Karol Majewski
- Engineer @unsplash
- and on Twitter
- In complicated relationship with TypeScript for almost 3 years
What is this rant about
- Is it?
What they tell you
When you go to the documentation or the TypeScript Playground, what you see is this:
What you see
However, when you go and see a real-life application you might see something like this:
I didn’t ask for this!
- New terminology to learn
- New keywords
- New, unfamiliar syntax
- Many ways to achieve the same result
- It's unclear what the best practices are
When you hit a wall you might wonder whether something is a bug in TypeScript or whether there is a way and you just don’t know about it.
But how do you find answers if you don’t know what to look for?