TypeScript Weekly

Issue #96 — May 20, 2019

Announcing TypeScript 3.5 RC

The release candidate for TypeScript 3.5 is out, bringing with it speed improvements, the Omit helper type, improved type checking for excess properties, smarter union type checking, and more.

Daniel Rosenwasser

TypeScript 3.0: The unknown Type

TypeScript 3.0 introduced a new unknown type which is the type-safe counterpart of the any type. An explanation of how unknown and any are different and when to use which.

Marius Schulz

What’s new in TypeScript

At Microsoft’s Build 2019 conference, Daniel Rosenwasser, the program manager of the TypeScript team, gave a talk about new features that were added to the language in recent releases.

Daniel Rosenwasser

Inside TypeScript with Anders Hejlsberg

Another session from Build 2019: Anders Hejlsberg, the creator of TypeScript, discusses new language features, introducing breaking changes, and the direction that TypeScript is headed.

Anders Hejlsberg

Decoding JSON with TypeScript

This article shows how to safely decode JSON at runtime using type-safe schemas in TypeScript.

Joan Llenas Masó