Learn TypeScript

Learn TypeScript, a superset of JavaScript that adds types to make the language scale!

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    9 hours
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  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn TypeScript:
    • Learn JavaScript

About this course

JavaScript is a powerful programming language. But as it continues to evolve, outdated code gets messy and difficult to maintain. That’s where TypeScript comes in. It builds on your JavaScript foundation so you can develop higher-quality, less error-prone code faster. As a TypeScript developer, you’ll be in higher demand and gain a competitive edge in the work world.


7 lessons • 7 projects • 7 quizzes

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Meet the creator of the course
Kenny Lin
Web Development Domain Manager at Codecademy
Kenny is the Domain Manager for the Web Development Domain at Codecademy. He contributed to a wide range of courses and paths at Codecademy, including JavaScript, Bootstrap, Handlebars, Phaser.js, Go, Swift, TypeScript, and Lua.

Learn TypeScript course ratings and reviews

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  • Loved it!! Made learning Typescript so enjoyable. I always prefer Codecademy courses over YouTube videos because typing the syntax several times helps build my muscle memory and confidence. Being able to go at my own speed is so much better than pausing and restarting a video multiple times.
    Valerie J.
    Verified Learner
  • Informative, and the explanation has been clear and easy to follow. The exercises were also excellent and on point to put what I have learned into practice.
    Ahmed R.
    Verified Learner
  • I love the hands-on experience that Codecademy provides, allowing me to implement what I learn by writing code. While I have used Coursera, Scrimba, Udemy, and Freecodecamp in the past, Codecademy offers a unique and positively impactful learning experience.
    Anmol B.
    Verified Learner

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Frequently asked questions about TypeScript

  • TypeScript is a superset (or extension) of JavaScript, created after developers found new ways to improve the language. Today, TypeScript is one of the most popular programming languages used in web development.

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