Introduction to TypeScript - what you have to know

Let's introduce TypeScript with some feature examples and configurations: how to compile TS files to JS files, work with classes / types / union types, functions, inheritance, and interfaces.

Compilation using Gulp

Gulp is a task runner available as an npm package. It provides a plugin to handle the TypeScript compilation. The only thing to do is to configure a task using gulp with gulp-typescript.

To download the gulp packages, you have to install Node.js (https://nodejs.org/) to get access to the npm packages:

  1. Install Gulp using the following command line:
        npm install gulp
  2. Install Gulp-Typescript using the following command lines:     
        npm install gulp-typescript
  3. To configure the Gulp task, just ...

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