Mitigating loose-type problems

JavaScript does not have any native obvious solution to the problems that loose types bring to the table. Rather, we can use all forms of manual checks using JavaScript's conditions to see whether the value in question is still of the intended type.

We are going to have a look at some examples where manual checks are applied in order to retain the integrity of the value types.

The popular saying that Everything is an Object in JavaScript is not entirely true ( There are Objects and there are Primitives. Strings, numbers, Boolean, null, undefined, are primitives but are handled as objects only during computation. That's why you can call something ...

Get TypeScript 2.x for Angular Developers now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.