Course

Learn Intermediate TypeScript: Generics

Unlock the power of TypeScript generics. Learn how to use generics with classes, type parameter defaults and constraints, and the keyof type parameter.

  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    None

About this course

TypeScript generics provide a way to make your code reusable for different data types. This course delves into the use of generic type parameters in TypeScript and explores how to effectively apply them in various scenarios. Through practical examples like a currency converter app, you’ll learn how to use generic types in classes, set default types, apply constraints, and utilize keyof types. These techniques will help you create more reusable code.

Skills you'll gain

  • Apply TypeScript generics to create flexible functions and classes

  • Set default types and constraints for generics

  • Apply generics for keyof types

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Meet the creator of the course
Ada Morse
Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy
Ada is a Data Science Instructional Designer at Codecademy. Her background is in mathematics, with a Ph.D. focused on the design of self-assembling DNA nanostructures. Ada has worked on courses across our Data Science catalog, covering topics including Python, Excel, and Data Engineering.

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