paypal-scripts now supports TypeScript as well as JavaScript

Kent C. Dodds
Jan 21 · 9 min read
… here it is!

What took took me so long?

Abandoning my existing toolchain of Babel and ESLint

Forcing contributors to have to know TypeScript to contribute

Flow Type Inference

Flow is from Facebook just like React

TypeScript Zealots 😬

What was so wrong with Flow?

Other questions and answers…

Why not TSLint?

Why not Reason?

Thanks

Conclusion


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