TypeScript ain’t exactly new, but it’s a bit new to us. Robert was the most knowledgeable about TypeScript on the team and felt like it could be valuable for us. What does that mean though? Where would we use TypeScript? What blockers were there? What does it actually help with? The implementation hasn’t been trivial, so has it been worth it? Will it be worth it? Robert, Chris, and Stephen discuss.

Time Jumps

  • 00:29 TypeScript in production
  • 02:47 Why TypeScript?
  • 08:51 Baby steps into TypeScript
  • 15:57 How it’s worked out
  • 20:00 Type vs Prop Types
  • 25:43 GraphQL, Go, and TypeScript
  • 28:37 Getting used to TypeScript