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Discussion on: Why would you want to learn VueJS now?

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Adam Coster

After making the switch I'll never go back. I started to slowly adopt it early last year, and once I got over the initial learning hurdles it quickly became the only way I wanted to code!

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thanks for sharing. I have typescript docs open at the moment and I would dive into it.

I used to think that TS is just an additional overhead, I didn't bother learning as JS is meant to be loosely typed. It is an eye-opener to see the community slowly adapting to it. Hope that TS will just be embedded on JS itself.

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Adam Coster

Typescript is great because it doesn't limit what you can do, it just documents what you did do, or plan to do, so that you can catch errors from accidentally not doing those things. You can adjust type definitions easily and on the fly.

At the beginning of learning it's hard to use Typescript to express your intent, so it may feel constraining at first. But it's worth sticking to it!

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Let's Code Author

im sold! thanks for the valuable input. i currently know the basics and watched tutorials last night. will get my hands dirty this weekend. Thanks Adam.

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Adam Coster

Good luck! Definitely best to start with small projects until you feel confident with it. The official docs are very good. I've found that the vast majority of my frustrations stem from configuration issues, which can be tricky to get right.