TypeScript — What & Why You Should Use It

Sherlynn Tan
4 min readMay 7, 2020

In my current project, we’re using TypeScript (rather than pure Javascript) for a large-scale application with Node.JS on the server side. And I think it’s really awesome🌹 There’s abit of a learning curve at the start but eventually you come to really appreciate the benefits that it offers❤️️
So here’s a brief introduction of what it is and why you may want to consider using it.

Sherlynn Tan

Senior Software Developer at @thoughtworks | Marathon Runner | Ex-Pharmacist Writing on Coding, Technology and Running