TypeScript Essentials: Getting Started

TypeScript 2.2.1    |    Beginner
  • 12 videos | 1h 10m 5s
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 has been developed with features explicitly targeted at TypeScript development. Explore Visual Studio TypeScript functionality, and learn about types and debugging TypeScript code.


  • Set up a development environment for typescript in microsoft visual studio 2013
    Set up visual studio 2013 to display a split view of a typescript file with its corresponding javascript output
    Use the node.js package manager to install a typescript compiler and use it to compile a typescript file from the command-line
    Customize typescript development environment in visual studio 2013
    Describe the difference between type inferences and type annotations in typescript and the pitfalls of not correctly typing the variables
    Apply types to a functions input and output variables in typescript
  • Describe the "any" type in typescript
    Differentiate between the null and undefined values in typescript
    Work with string arrays in typescript
    Obtain a typescript definition file, include it in a project, and add a reference to it in a typescript html application in visual studio 2013
    Use typescript with visual studio 2013 to perform compile-time debugging
    Setup breakpoint in typescript code and carry out single-step debugging


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    3.  Using TypeScript Compiler from Command Prompt
    4m 35s
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    4.  Configuring TypeScript Options in Visual Studio 2013
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    5.  Using Type Inferences Versus Type Annotations
    5m 39s
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    6.  Specifying Function Input and Return Parameter Types
    5m 25s
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    7.  Working with the "Any" Type
    6m 40s
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    8.  Specifying Values Using Null and Undefined Keywords
    4m 13s
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    9.  Working with String Arrays
    5m 56s
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    10.  Referencing Type Definition Files in TypeScript
    7m 33s
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    11.  Using TypeScript to Aid in Compile-Time Debugging
    9m 57s
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    12.  Setting Breakpoints in TypeScript for Code Debugging
    8m 7s


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