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10 TypeScript Tricks to Save Your Coding Time

Introduction to TypeScript

10 TypeScript Tricks to Save Your Coding Time

TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that adds static typing options to the language. It compiles to pure JavaScript and provides developers with powerful tools to write powerful and scalable code. By leveraging TypeScript, developers can catch errors early in the development process, improve code control, and increase overall productivity.

Using TypeScript's Type Inference

TypeScript's type inference feature allows developers to remove annotations in most cases because the compiler can infer types for the given price. For example:

let number = 10; // TypeScript outputs the number as the type number
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Using the union type

Combinations in TypeScript Types can declare variables that can store values โ€‹โ€‹of different types. This increases the flexibility and readability of the code. Consider this example:

type Result = number | string;

function displayResult(result: Result) {
  console.log(result);
}

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Using Interfaces

Interfaces in TypeScript define object rules by specifying the objects and methods they must contain. They increase code reusability and security. Here is an example:

interface Person {
  name: string;
  age: number;
}

function greet(person: Person) {
  console.log(`Hello, ${person.name}!`);
}

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Using Generics

Generics allow you to create product recycling that uses materials with the following properties : different types of materials. They improve code abstraction and reduce duplication. For example:

Function Id(arg: T): T {
return arg;
}

let result = Id < string>("Hello"); // The result is a string type

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Using enumerations

Enumerations in TypeScript provide a way to define a group of literals to make the code more interesting and readable. Consider this example:

Enum Directions {
Up,
Down,
Left,
Right,
}
 let userDirection: Direction = Direction.Up;
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Using type guards

Type guards allow developers to narrow the type range of variables in rule blocks, This helps with security mode. It works like this:

function process(input: string | number) {
  if (typeof input === "string") {
    // input is treated as type string here
    console.log(input.toUpperCase());
  } else {
    // input is treated as type number here
    console.log(input.toFixed(2));
  }
}



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Understanding declaration integration:

Declaration integration allows TypeScript to place multiple declarations with the same name into a single definition. This simplifies code organization and improves code readability. Consider the following:


interface Car {
make: string;
}

interface Car {
model: string;

const myCar: Car = { make: "Toyota", model: "Camry" };


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Other tips and tricks

Use as const to create immutable types.
Utilize TypeScript's --strict mode for enhanced type checking.
Take advantage of Partial and Readonly utility types for object manipulation.

Conclusion

Incorporating TypeScript instructions into your coding routine can increase your productivity and code quality. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced developer, knowing these techniques will undoubtedly save time and effort on your projects.

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