Should I switch to Typescript?

Ruben
Ruben
Dec 29, 2019 · 3 min read

Typescript is on the rise. There is however not a shortage of extreme opinions espoused on the internet — surprise!— , by opponents as well as proponents. Because of that, it can be hard to know whether it is for you, or if you’re better off sticking with good old Javascript. So, let me try to settle that once and for all. -ahem-

What is Typescript?

If you’re reading this, you probably already know. But a quick summary never hurts: Typescript is an attempt by Microsoft to make Javascript look and feel more like a proper programming…