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
Ways to install TypeScript
There are two ways to install TypeScript:
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.
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.
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:
Step-2 Install TypeScript plug-in.
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.htmlThe following screen appears. Now, you can do any TypeScript program on this.