Deno is here to fix Node's mistakes

Deno 1.0 is a new runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript

The first major version Deno 1.0 has been released. This runtime for running JavaScript and TypeScript code outside the browser was created by Node.js developer Ryan Dahl. In 2018, he started working on Deno to fix his design regrets in Node. Let’s see what sets this new runtime apart and where to get it.

New TypeScript version has been released

TypeScript 3.9 speeds up the compiler and fixes regressions

TypeScript 3.9 has arrived. If regressions that appeared in recent TypeScript versions have been keeping you from upgrading, you will be glad to hear that these issues have now been fixed. Other changes in version 3.9 include performance and editor upgrades, so let’s take a closer look.

Building enterprise-level web apps

Ant Design 4.0 rewrites components for easier web app designing

Ant Design is a UI design system and React UI library written in TypeSript used for building enterprise-level web applications. It is written in TypeScript and used by large companies such as Alibaba, Tencent, and Baidu. Take a brief tour of Ant Design’s creation guidelines and design values and see what the newest additions to Version 4 bring to the table.

The final release of TypeScript 3.8 is here

TypeScript 3.8 adds support for ECMAScript private fields and top-level await

TypeScript 3.8 has arrived two days after the planned release date. It adds some new features including support for ECMAScript private fields, which are currently in the third stage of development, type-only imports and exports, and top-level await. Minor breaking changes have been added in the final release as well.

Preview the newest features

TypeScript 3.8 beta adds support for ECMAScript private fields

TypeScript’s popularity among JavaScript programmers makes it an essential component of modern JS development. The latest version, TypeScript 3.8 Beta, contains new features including new syntax for importing and exporting only types. Give the beta release a try and experience all of the latest features before the final release arrives.

Listening in to 21,000 voices

The State of JavaScript 2019: Developers love React and TypeScript

Time to wrap up the year and take a look at the JavaScript ecosystem. Roughly 11 million developers use JavaScript, and while it’s a tall order to track everyone down and ask them what they love about the language, the State of JavaScript 2019 surveyed over 21,000 JS devs about their favorite frameworks, tools, and features. See what came up on top this year.

A feature five years in the making

TypeScript 3.7 adds long-awaited optional chaining feature

The newest version of TypeScript arrived on November 5, 2019. It includes new tooling features, optional chaining, nullish coalescing, assertion functions, and much more. TypeScript is on the up and up, according to the spring Technology Radar report, when it moseyed on up to the ‘adopt’ sector. See what’s new in the open source programming language.

JavaScript is going to the birds

Feathers 4: JavaScript and TypeScript framework creates real-time apps

The latest release for Feathers is here! Feathers is a web framework for real-time applications and REST APIs for JavaScript and TypeScript. It works with any backend and supports over 15 databases out of the box. Find out what this framework can do for you and what the new update includes, and how you can start creating a production-ready app or start a prototype.

Quality of life improvements

TypeScript v3.6 introduces more accurate array spreads & stricter generators

The general release for TypeScript version 3.6 is here! This update includes some new features, breaking changes, and a well-needed refresh for the TypeScript playground. Check out the new features, including stricter generators, more accurate array spreads, better Unicode support for identifiers, improved UX for Promises, and more.

Preview the beta

TypeScript 3.6 beta: Update adds stricter generators & breaking changes

Another update for TypeScript arrives. As the TypeScript team prepares for the full release of v3.6, users can now download the fully-featured beta release and see what the new additions include. This update includes several breaking changes, improved Promises API, stricter generators, and more accurate array spreads.