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TypeScript at Slack with Felix Rieseberg

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/TypeScriptatSlack.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Slack is an application for team communication. Users chat across mobile devices, web browsers, and a desktop application, which means Slack has three places to deploy on rather than two. And the desktop apps on Windows, Mac, and Linux are not identical, so Slack has even more places to deploy. With so many different runtime environments, Slack needs to make technology choices that

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Transpiler Tradeoffs: TypeScript, CoffeeScript, ES6

ES6 JavaScript will give you most of what TypeScript and CoffeeScript give you, without all the transpiling. *  originally posted on Quora by Quincy Larson * ES6 will soon be standard in every browser, so you won’t need Babel to transpile it any more. TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript – all JavaScript programs will run in TypeScript will perform compile-time type checking, and give you more and better error

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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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