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Will JavaScript type annotations kill TypeScript?
The creators of Svelte and Turbo 8 both dropped TS recently saying that "it's not worth it".
Yes: If JavaScript gets type annotations then there's no reason for TypeScript to exist.
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No: TypeScript remains the best language for structuring large enterprise applications.
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TBD: The existing user base and its corpensource owner means that TypeScript isn’t likely to reach EOL without a putting up a fight.
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I hope they both die. I mean, if you really need strong types in the browser then you could leverage WASM and use a real programming language.
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I don’t know and I don’t care.
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Donna Lee
Donna Lee

Donna is a product marketing manager for Terraform at HashiCorp and is based in San Francisco. Outside of infrastructure automation and DevOps tooling, she is interested in trying out new recipes and finding new trails to hike in the Bay Area.