TypeScript Weekly

Issue #177 — September 16, 2021

Announcing TypeScript 4.4

TypeScript 4.4 has been released and brings control flow analysis of aliased conditions, a new flag for exact optional property types, symbol and template string pattern index signatures, and more.

Daniel Rosenwasser

How to Write TypeScript Interfaces in JSDoc Comments

How to write TypeScript interface types in JSDoc comments in a plain .js file. This is especially useful when you want to avoid having to introduce any build step or using the .ts file extension.

Wes Goulet

TypeScript: In Defense of any

An opinion piece by Stefan about why using the any type “is absolutely ok”, pushing back against the somewhat popular movement that the any type should be avoided at all costs.

Stefan Baumgartner

Announcing the New TypeScript Homepage

The homepage got a makeover that focuses on messaging for describing TypeScript to new folks.

Orta Therox