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In order to setup Typescipt in your own local computer, install
After that create a folder, (I have given mine as "typescript-for-js-people").
Now, go to Gitbash or any command line tool, and type
npm init -y.This will auto generate a package.json file and the folder root.
After that install typescript by typing
npm install typescript --save-dev in cmd.
This tells npm to install typescript as a dev dependency since we are going to need Typescript only in dev.It will also add a node_modules folder and package-lock.json file, but we dont need to bother about those.
If everything goes well, after this the package.json file will look like :
First go to cmd and type
npx tsc --init
This will create a tsconfig.json file at the project root folder.
Docs for tsconfig.json: https://www.typescriptlang.org/docs/handbook/tsconfig-json.html
If you look in the tsconfig.json file, there will be many commented line in a key-value pair (same as js object), we need to uncomment "rootDir" key and give value as "./src",
"outDir" key and give value as "./dist".
tsc) to dist folder.
Create a folder structure in src as src/Basic 1/_1.ts.
So, our project folder will look like this.
Start writing code
Now inside the _1.ts write code
Now type in terminal,
npx tsc . This will generate the js file inside a newly created
dist folder(done by the tsc compiler).
Inside it, the js files are there with the same folder structure as src folder(but with .js extension).
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