What's your opinion on type checking a language designed not to be type checked?
@celia it's an awkward half-step since WASM will eventually be able to be compiled from any language
@celia I find the middle ground both useful and fun. Starting out as a C# developer and then learning TypeScript has been extremely enlightening, and I find I enjoy TypeScript more because you can use whatever style of programming makes sense for whatever situation you're in.
Need some dynamic behavior? Sure, go for it. Think you might have trouble maintaining a tricky portion of code due to dynamic typing? Fine, throw some type annotations in there.
@celia TypeScript's been a major boon for me.
As a comparison: it wasn't designed to be linted either, but a linter is still a very useful addition too. (I often argue that TypeScript is just an advanced linter.)
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