Why did the Angular team choose TypeScript over Dart?
What has TypeScript got going for it that won the Angular team over? Aren’t Google using Dart internally anyway? What’s the deal with the comparisons? We try our luck at dissecting the issue of Angular’s recent TypeScript coalition.
The question has already been posted on Reddit, and some users on Hacker News are now looking to move on from Angular altogether as a result of their TypeScript alliance. So what are the reasons behind the Angular and TypeScript pairing?
Microsoft and Google are now buddies
The recently announced collaboration between Microsoft and Google marked the end of AtScript, the short-lived ‘syntax sugar’ that Angular 2.0 was wanting to introduce. Instead, the Angular team will be incorporating TypeScript, which S. Somasegar, the Corporate Vice President of the Developer Division Microsoft, reported on earlier in the month.
Is Dart unmanageable for big and complex stuff?
Redditor zoechi also had something to say about Dart’s manageability: