Announcing TypeScript 2.1

We spread ourselves thin, but this is the moment you’ve been awaiting – TypeScript 2.1 is here! For those who are unfamiliar, TypeScript is a language that brings you all the new features of JavaScript, along with optional static types. This gives you an editing experience that can’t be beat, along with stronger checks against… Read more

TypeScript 2.1 RC: Better Inference, Async Functions, and More

Today we’re happy to announce our release candidate for TypeScript 2.1! If you aren’t familiar with it, TypeScript is a language that adds optional static types to JavaScript, and brings new features from ES6 and later to whatever JavaScript runtime you’re using. As usual you can get the RC through NuGet, or just by running… Read more

TypeScript 2.0 is now available!

Today we’re excited to announce the final release of TypeScript 2.0! TypeScript 2.0 has been a great journey for the team, with several contributions from the community and partners along the way. It brings several new features that enhance developer productivity, advances TypeScript’s alignment with ECMAScript’s evolution, provides wide support for JavaScript libraries and tools,… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 2.0 RC

TypeScript 2.0 is almost out, and today we’re happy to show just how close we are with our release candidate! If you haven’t used TypeScript yet, check out the intro tutorial on our website to get started. To start using the RC now, you can download TypeScript 2.0 RC for Visual Studio 2015 (which requires… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 2.0 Beta

Today we’re excited to roll out our beta release of TypeScript 2.0. If you’re not familiar with TypeScript yet, you can start learning it today on our website. To get your hands on the beta, you can download TypeScript 2.0 Beta for Visual Studio 2015 (which will require VS 2015 Update 3), or just run… Read more

The Future of Declaration Files

Declaration files (.d.ts files) are a fundamental part of using existing JavaScript libraries in TypeScript, but getting them has always been a place where we’ve known there was room for improvement. As we get closer to TypeScript 2.0, we’re very excited to show off a sneak peak of our plan to simplify things. Getting type… Read more

Making New TypeScript Projects a Breeze

One of the goals of TypeScript has always been to make writing JavaScript projects a clean, easy, and simple process. We’re always looking at where things could be improved and listening to the community to get ideas on how to do this better. You may’ve recently heard the term “JavaScript fatigue” thrown around to describe… Read more

New TypeScript Website

Today we are thrilled to release a new TypeScript website! The new site delivers a fresh design, more up-to-date documentation, and soon a new series of quick start guides. Documentation TypeScript is developed on GitHub, and as such, all of the documentation is written in markdown on the TypeScript Handbook repo. This is primarily done… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 1.8

Today we are thrilled to announce the release of TypeScript 1.8. In the TypeScript 1.8 Beta release blog post, we highlighted some of the key features that are now available to TypeScript users – how JavaScript in TypeScript compilation provides a great way forward to start converting your JavaScript projects to TypeScript, improvements to JSX/TSX… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 1.8 Beta

Today we are releasing a beta of TypeScript 1.8. There are quite a lot of changes coming in the 1.8 release, so please check them out and send us your feedback. TypeScript 1.8 beta is available for Visual Studio 2015, NuGet (Compiler and MSBuild task), npm, and straight from the source. For npm users, make sure to use the following command:… Read more