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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
Kelby Enevold
Kelby Enevold

Kelby Enevold is the technical training program manager at Mission Cloud, where he built the Cloud Engineering Apprenticeship Program. He served years in the U.S. Army as an information technology specialist, then joined AWS as a cloud support engineer on both the Linux and relational database service teams. He later joined Linux Academy as a AWS training architect teaching the Connect Essentials and Database Specialty Certification courses. Kelby He joined Mission Cloud in 2021.