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Discussion on: JavaScript or TypeScript first?

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shadowtime2000

Learn it after Javascript. All Typescript is is an extension of Javascript to add some static type checking to avoid runtime errors. You don't need to learn it at all, in many cases Javascript is just enough. When you have something that is a little more complex with some messy code you may want to look into Typescript then.

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Korey Moffett Author

Thank you, I will keep that in mind.

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Dewald Els

I would like to echo this statement. JavaScript should be the foundation web developers learn. Before react, angular, Vue, Svelte (insert tomorrow’s new framework) and even before TypeScript.

Understanding the fundamentals will make you a better developer in any framework 💪