Unpopular opinion:
We, web developers, don't need TypeScript. Java guys, please, keep using your stupid platform and don't come close to us.
JavaScript is a great language and the absence of type checking is its advantage.

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@VikingKong I used to use TypeScript a lot in my projects but I got more annoyed by it than it helped me...
Also, the reliance on compiling it down to JS using NodeJS (for use in the browser) is kinda yuck...

I do use TypeScript in Deno though, but I generally tend to only use the "useful" stuff (like interfaces) from TypeScript.
Sometimes I do "lock" variables to a specific type but not that often.

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