Chapter 3. The TypeScript Compiler

In this chapter, the TypeScript compiler will be analyzed. The different parameters that the compiler understands will be broken down and explained, as well as how they affect the ECMAScript that gets generated. We will discuss how to control where your code gets generated to, as well as the different files that can accompany our generated ECMAScript. There are also a few other options available on the compiler that make building and deploying large scale applications easier.

The topics that will be covered in the chapter are as follows:

  • ECMAScript generation
  • Output control
  • Advanced compiler options

Generation of ECMAScript

As with most programming languages, ECMAScript has evolved over time. It was initially developed ...

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