Chapter 2: 10 Essential TypeScript Tips and Tricks for Angular Devs

by Florian Rappl

In this article, we’ll dive into a set of tips and tricks that should come in handy in every Angular project and beyond when dealing with TypeScript.

In recent years, the need for static typing in JavaScript has increased rapidly. Growing front-end projects, more complex services, and elaborate command-line utilities have boosted the need for more defensive programming in the JavaScript world. Furthermore, the burden of compiling an application before actually running it hasn’t seen as a weakness, but rather as an opportunity. While two strong parties (TypeScript and Flow) have emerged, a lot of trends actually indicate that only one may prevail — TypeScript. ...

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