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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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AUTHOR PROFILE
Hemanth Kavuluru
Hemanth Kavuluru

Hemanth Kavuluru is co-founder and vice president of engineering at Rafay Systems. He previously was the co-founder and vice president of engineering of Soha Systems and before that joined the mobile device management leader MobileIron in its infancy as an engineering leader to oversee development, QA and support.