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Choosing BetweenTypeScript vs JavaScript: Technology, Popularity
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Choosing BetweenTypeScript vs JavaScript: Technology, Popularity

TypeScript is a relative newcomer to the JavaScript field, and is a promising addition to JavaScript programming. The value proposition is adding some rigor, type checking and other compile-time checks, that have been lacking in JavaScript. Checks like these should help us write more robust code, especially in large applications. This is an excerpt from Quick...

Microsoft’s TypeScript programming language rising fast, almost makes top 10
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Microsoft’s TypeScript programming language rising fast, almost makes top 10

Microsoft TypeScript is popular and it’s here to stay as a prominent language, according to analyst RedMonk. TypeScript, Microsoft’s language for building JavaScript at scale, is now one of the most popular languages with developers and hot on the heels of Apple-backed Swift. TypeScript, released by Microsoft in 2012, is now in 12th spot in the...

Why learn… a statically typed language?
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Why learn… a statically typed language?

Most people’s first programming language is a dynamically typed, interpreted language – JavaScript, Python or Ruby. These are excellent languages to learn programming with, and you can be very productive with all three of them. But there’s a separate category of languages in widespred use: statically typed, compiled languages – C, Go, Java, C# and...