The Shocking Secret About Static Types

Eric Elliott
Jun 5, 2016 · 5 min read
Google Trends: Angular (Red) / TypeScript (Blue)

Static Types Give You a False Sense of Security

Type correctness does not guarantee program correctness.

So What Really Does Reduce Bug Density?

TDD to the rescue.

Should You Give TypeScript a Try?

Conclusion

Static types are overrated.

You want to reduce bugs? Use TDD. You want useful code intelligence tools? Use static types.


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