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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
Lynn Marks
Lynn Marks

Lynn Marks is a skilled product manager with more than 10 years of experience in R&D and B2B product management. Previously, she was product manager at Model N and Distil Networks (acquired by Imperva) where she oversaw the product roadmap and innovation. At Imperva she manages Imperva Advanced Bot Protection, Imperva Client Side Protection and works closely with customers to solve complex business challenges. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics from UC Santa Barbara.