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A. FreemanEssential TypeScripthttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4979-6_5

5. Using the TypeScript Compiler

Adam Freeman1 
London, UK

In this chapter, I show you how to use the TypeScript compiler, which is responsible for transforming TypeScript code into JavaScript that can be executed by browsers or the Node.js runtime. I also describe the compiler configuration options that are most useful for TypeScript development, including those that are used with the web application frameworks covered in Part 3 of this book.

Preparing for This Chapter

To prepare for this chapter, open a command prompt, navigate to a convenient location, and create a folder named tools. Run the commands shown in Listing 5-1 to navigate to the tools ...

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