TypeScript with Jon Turner

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/jont_typescript.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles down to regular JavaScript. Jon Turner maintains the TypeScript package at Microsoft. Why is TypeScript useful? Does compile-time checking add any real efficiency? The current TypeScript compiler is written in TypeScript–how did you compile that compiler? TypeScript was created to build large, manageable JavaScript applications–how did Microsoft due that before TypeScript? What language design preferences does Anders Hejlsberg

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