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TypeScript Installation

In this section, we will learn how to install TypeScript, pre-requisites before installation of TypeScript, and in how many ways we can install TypeScript.

Pre-requisite to install TypeScript

  1. Text Editor or IDE
  2. Node.js Package Manager (npm)
  3. The TypeScript compiler

Ways to install TypeScript

There are two ways to install TypeScript:

  1. Install TypeScript using Node.js Package Manager (npm).
  2. Install the TypeScript plug-in in your IDE (Integrated Development Environment).

Install TypeScript using Node.js Package Manager (npm)

Step-1 Install Node.js. It is used to setup TypeScript on our local computer.

To install Node.js on Windows, go to the following link: https://www.javatpoint.com/install-nodejs

To install Node.js in Linux/Ubuntu/CentOS, go to the following link: https://www.javatpoint.com/install-nodejs-on-linux-ubuntu-centos

To verify the installation was successful, enter the following command in the Terminal Window.


TypeScript Installation

Step-2 Install TypeScript. To install TypeScript, enter the following command in the Terminal Window.

Step-3 To verify the installation was successful, enter the command $ tsc -v in the Terminal Window.

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Install TypeScript plug-in in your IDE

Step-1 Install IDE like Eclipse, Visual Studio, WebStorm, Atom, Sublime Text, etc. Here, we install Eclipse. To install Eclipse, go to the following link:

In Windows: https://www.javatpoint.com/javafx-how-to-install-eclipse

In Ubantu: https://www.javatpoint.com/how-to-install-eclipse-in-ubuntu

In CentOS: https://www.javatpoint.com/how-to-install-eclipse-on-centos

Step-2 Install TypeScript plug-in.

  • Open Eclipse and go to Help->Eclipse Market Place.
  • Search for TypeScript and choose TypeScript IDE, Click Install.
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  • In the next window, select Features which you want to install, and click Confirm.
  • A new window will open, select Accept Terms and Condition, Click Next, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Now restart Eclipse. To verify the TypeScript, go to New->Other->TypeScript. Once the TypeScript shows in the window, it means that TypeScript is successfully installed on your machine.
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Online Compiler for TypeScript

We can also run our script online with the official compiler. To do this, go to the below link. https://www.typescriptlang.org/play/index.html

The following screen appears. Now, you can do any TypeScript program on this.

TypeScript Installation



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