What is TypeScript?
History of TypeScript
In 2010, Anders Hejlsberg, a core member of the development team of C# language, started working on TypeScript at Microsoft. The first version of TypeScript was released to the public in the month of 1st October 2012 and was labeled as version 0.8. Now, it is maintained by Microsoft under the Apache 2 license. The latest version of Typescript is TypeScript 3.5, which was released to the public on May 2019.
Why use TypeScript?
We use TypeScript because of the following benefits.
Text Editors with TypeScript Support
The TypeScript was initially supported only in Microsoft's Visual Studio platform. But today, there are a lot of text editors and IDEs available which either natively or through plugins have support for the TypeScript programming. Some of them are given below.