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Author Stefan Baumgartner

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Stefan Baumgartner is a software architect based in Austria. He has published online since the late 1990s, writing for Manning, Smashing Magazine, and A List Apart. He organizes ScriptConf, TSConf:EU, and DevOne in Linz, and co-hosts the German-language Working Draft podcast.

TypeScript in 50 Lessons

In TypeScript in 50 Lessons, Stefan Baumgartner breaks down the quirks of TypeScript into short, manageable lessons. You’ll make sense of TypeScript concepts, tooling for TypeScript and how to get most out of it without learning a new language. Everything TypeScript explained, from start to finish. Jump to table of contents.

Written for seasoned and not-so-seasoned developers who know enough JavaScript to be dangerous, or want to dive deeper into TypeScript. With code walkthroughs, hands-on examples and common gotchas, that’s a book you might want to keep close.

You’ll learn:

  • TypeScript concepts, and how to make sense of them all.
  • TypeScript tooling, needed to use the language effectively.
  • How to get most out of TypeScript without learning a new language.
  • Structural type systems, their semantics, and why they matter.
  • Low-maintenance types and how to write types once, and let them grow automatically as code evolves.
  • How to bend the type system to make it fit the needs of your projects.
  • TypeScript culture and how the language is evolving.

464 pages. High quality hardcover + eBook (PDF, ePUB, Kindle). Written by Stefan Baumgartner. Designed by Rob Draper. Shipping now.

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TypeScript in 50 Lessons (eBook)

In TypeScript in 50 Lessons, Stefan Baumgartner breaks down the quirks of TypeScript into short, manageable lessons. You’ll make sense of TypeScript concepts, tooling for TypeScript and how to get most out of it without learning a new language. Everything TypeScript explained, from start to finish.

Written for seasoned and not-so-seasoned developers who know enough JavaScript to be dangerous, or want to dive deeper into TypeScript. With code walkthroughs, hands-on examples and common gotchas, that’s a book you might want to keep close.

You’ll learn:

  • TypeScript concepts, and how to make sense of them all.
  • TypeScript tooling, needed to use the language effectively.
  • How to get most out of TypeScript without learning a new language.
  • Structural type systems, their semantics, and why they matter.
  • Low-maintenance types and how to write types once, and let them grow automatically as code evolves.
  • How to bend the type system to make it fit the needs of your projects.
  • TypeScript culture and how the language is evolving.

Read more…