I’ve written about TypeScript in the past for my
p5 friendly error fellowship, and at a coworker’s encouragement,
I made a series of four YouTube videos, totalling about 12 minutes
in length, that attempt to provide a quick survey of what I like
most about the tool.
You can view the TypeScript videos here.
Unfortunately, I don’t have any video editing software, and at some
point Apple started charging $15 for iMovie, so the editing on these
videos is terrible, because I had no editing software. I used the
non-pro version of QuickTime that came with my Mac, which is
Update: Since I made these videos, I learned that TypeScript has
recently added support for checking plain old JS files. It
even parses JSDoc comments to glean type information, which means it’s
possible to have many of the benefits of TypeScript while still writing
plain old JS. Very exciting!