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TypeScript Will Make You Suffer.

Have you fallen into the TypeScript hype? You definitely are not alone. TypeScript’s benefits over JavaScript may be questionable.

Let’s find out why.

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Type systems are overrated

Many people swear by type systems. I tend to agree, type systems eliminate a large number of errors in programs, and make refactoring easier. Yet “having” a type…

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