What is TypeScript and why with Anders Hejlsberg on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers

The Hanselminutes Podcast by Scott Hanselman


A new language has been released that turns into JavaScript. It’s TypeScript and we’ve got Anders Hejlsberg himself to explain it to us. Why TypeScript and why now? What problem does it solve and what does it mean to large scale development efforts. What about .NET?