- TypeScript is open-source and developed by Microsoft.
- TypeScript introduces interfaces, which define the shape of an object and can be used to enforce type checking.
- TypeScript also supports classes, which provide a way to create objects with methods and properties.
- TypeScript classes can use inheritance and interfaces to define relationships between types.
- TypeScript modules allow code to be organized into separate files and namespaces, improving code organization and maintainability.
- TypeScript includes features for asynchronous programming, including async/await syntax and Promises.
- TypeScript tooling includes a command-line compiler, an IDE plugin for Visual Studio Code, and support for other editors such as Sublime Text and Atom.
- TypeScript has a large and growing community, with many third-party libraries and frameworks available.