Introducing TypeScript npm nightlies

To make it easier to try out the very latest in TypeScript, we’re now publishing the TypeScript nightly npm package.  You can try this out using: npm install -g typescript@next We’ve set this to update each night, and we timestamp each release.  You can see what version you’re on with the –version commandline switch: C:\Users>tsc… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 1.5

Today we’re happy to announce the release of TypeScript 1.5.  This release took an alpha, a beta, and your help to get here.  It’s a big one, so let’s get started! TypeScript 1.5 is part of the newly released Visual Studio 2015.  You can also get a separate download for Visual Studio 2013, npm, and… Read more

The TypeScript Team is Hiring!

The TypeScript team is hiring!  We’ve been growing, and we have lots of exciting plans ahead. Here are some of the things you’ll do as part of the TypeScript team: Work on the compiler – Every compiled language needs a compiler, and TypeScript has a good one.  As we add language features and continue to… Read more

Developing in TypeScript on a Mac with Sublime

Within the TypeScript team, many of us have Macs that we use for development. We’ve also heard from some of you that you’d like to use your OS X machines to build TypeScript projects. So recently, we’ve been focusing on building a natural and rich developer toolset for Mac and Linux fans. Starting with TypeScript… Read more

Using TypeScript in Visual Studio Code

With the recent announcement of Visual Studio Code, there have been a lot of questions about how to get started writing TypeScript.  In this quickstart, we’ll create a simple TypeScript project.  Out of the box, Visual Studio Code supports TypeScript 1.5 beta and using either the node or Visual Studio command-line compilers.  For this quickstart,… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 1.5 Beta

We have continued work on the TypeScript 1.5 release, and today we are one step closer.  You can now try out the TypeScript 1.5 beta as a download for VS 2015 RC, VS 2013, npm, or as source.The beta represents further progress to the final 1.5 release, with many bugfixes, support for a new metadata… Read more

Announcing TypeScript 1.5 Alpha

Today we’re announcing TypeScript 1.5 Alpha, the first preview of the TypeScript 1.5 release.  This release shows off many of the features that will be in the final TypeScript 1.5 release.  In the alpha release, you’ll be able to use three new capabilities of the TypeScript tools: a richer ES6 experience, decorators, and a new… Read more

Guest Post: Gil Amran talks about using TypeScript at Wix

I’m pleased to share a contributed post from one of TypeScript’s community members.  Today, guest writer Gil Amran from the Wix development team talks about using TypeScript to build WixStores, some of the advantages and challenges of using TypeScript, and what they learned doing so. A big “thanks!” to Gil for telling us about the… Read more

Angular 2: Built on TypeScript

We’re excited to unveil the result of a months-long partnership with the Angular team. This partnership has been very productive and rewarding experience for us, and as part of this collaboration, we’re happy to announce that Angular 2 will now be built with TypeScript.  We’re looking forward to seeing what people will be able to… Read more