Is it worth using TypeScript?
When should you not use TypeScript?
7 really good reasons not to use TypeScript
- It is risky. Wow. …
- It is messy. …
- It does not solve the problem. …
- It is not a superset, it is a subset. …
- It is open-source, but nothing more. …
- But big companies use it… …
- But it has more features…
Is TypeScript an overkill?
We still have to define the primitive types as TS annotations but it’s easier to define a validate method that takes care of runtime validation. Writing type definitions is now looking much easier. … So, if you can afford to write code you will never touch again then maybe TypeScript is overkill for you.
What are the disadvantages of TypeScript?
- TS takes a long time to compile the code.
- TS doesn’t support abstract classes.
- When using a third party library, there needs to be a definition file, and sometimes it’s not always available.
- Quality of type definition files is a concern.
Is TypeScript frontend or backend?
TypeScript is a natural fit for the world of frontend applications. With its rich support for JSX and its ability to safely model mutability, TypeScript lends structure and safety to your application and makes it easier to write correct, maintainable code in the fast-paced environment that is frontend development.
Does Google use TypeScript?
Google is using TypeScript and Angular on TypeScript for its famous products such as Google Analytics, Firebase, and Google Cloud Platform including its critical internal tools – bug tracking, employee reviews, and product approval and launch tools. Brad also added, Google codebase has millions of lines of Dart code.
Is TypeScript the future?
To sum it up, I think TypeScript will continue to grow in popularity for the foreseeable future. It provides great development experience, doesn’t have much competition, and enjoys high adoption rates among (especially new) open-source projects.
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