Effective TypeScript: 62 Specific Ways to Improve Your TypeScript
Author Dan Vanderkam, a principal software engineer at Sidewa...more
This book helped me better frame my thinking around the so-called “type space” vs. the runtime cod ...more
It dedicates about 1-4 pages to each tip, including motivation and detailed explanation with code samples. The writing is easy to understand and avoids any detours/asides and filler; all the code samples are clear and compact (none go past half-pag ...more
The book is mostly very good. I've been using TypeScript for 3 years now, so it mostly wasn't so new to me, but it did clarify a lot of the things I knew. In particular, as I haven't read a whole lot of TypeScript code, the convention of using discriminated unions was new to me, and I hadn't really understood how well TypeScript supports it.
I did think the description of transitive dep ...more
It will be rather poor choice for super beginners (however might be ok if you migrate from C# and you learn it in parallel with JS), but TS users can find a lot of understanding of TS best practices
It has nice structure of "pro tips" - you can skip part which is obvious to you.
Also it has a chapter how to migrate legacy codebase to TS.
It definitely helped me and I used some of the protips ...more
The second chapter talks more about how TypeScript can improve the developer ...more
I absolutely love it. It explained a couple of things I didn’t understand and generally has good advice.
It’s a great second TypeScript book.
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