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Microsoft's Anders Hejlsberg Announces TypeScript

Eirenarch (1099517) writes | about 2 years ago

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Eirenarch writes "Microsoft's language architect Anders Hejlsberg just announced TypeScript — a superset of JavaScript that can compile to pure JavaScript. TypeScript adds optional typing much like Google's Dart but does not have its own standard library and does not add any external code to the generated JavaScript. Most new features are in line with future proposals for ECMAScript. Yes, it is open source.

You can also try the interactive playground —"

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Yay (1)

binarylarry (1338699) | about 2 years ago | (#41517245)

Finally, Microsoft releases their Dart knock off.

And it's from the same guy who did their Java knockoff!

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