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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
Joe Emison
Joe Emison

Joe Emison is Chief Information Officer at Xceligent, a leading provider of commercial real estate information across the United States. Joe is a serial technical entrepreneur, most recently founding BuildFax in 2008, and has consulted with many other companies on their own cloud launches and migrations. Joe graduated with degrees in English and Mathematics from Williams College and has a law degree from Yale Law School.