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NewsWhy does TypeScript have to be the answer to anything? PinstaffTerrence Dorsey2-Oct-12 11:32 
TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript and you write it like you write JavaScript which I like. Any existing JavaScript is already TypeScript. One argument has been made that TypeScript is for people who don't want to learn JavaScript. I don't buy that. As Ward Bell said in an email: TypeScript is not a crutch any more than JSLint is a crutch. It doesn’t hide JavaScript (as CoffeeScript tends to do). - Ward Bell. I think Ward says it well. Folks rail against static typing but they don't complain about JSLint. TypeScript offers optional type annotations - it's hardly a perversion of JavaScript.
TypeScript has been out a day. It's way early to see if it has legs.
GeneralRe: Why does TypeScript have to be the answer to anything? PinmemberClifford Nelson2-Oct-12 15:56 
GeneralJavathcript PinmemberNemanja Trifunovic3-Oct-12 2:49 
GeneralRe: Javathcript PinmemberFabrice Leal3-Oct-12 4:53 

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