5 Reasons To Not Use C# IDE For TypeScript Development

CodeJourney - IDE for TypeScript

I know a few fellow devs who still use Visual Studio or Rider as their IDE for Typescript. If you’re one of them, this is going to be a little rant on you all 😄

In this short article, I will give you my 5 reasons why the backend code editor might not be the best IDE for frontend development 😉

NOTE: calling this post a “rant” is obviously humorous 😉 This article is my own opinion, not a hate on anyone using different IDEs than I do.

TypeScript Compiler Explained

As a frontend developer, one of the things you should know is how TypeScript compiler works. Sooner or later you will work with this language (which I sincerely wish you!), so it’s good to know your stuff 😉

In this article, I will explain TypeScript compiler to you in simple terms. We will avoid complex stuff – only what you need for your everyday frontend developer’s work. We will not explore the inner workings of the TypeScript compiler Instead, we’ll see some practical implications of its workings for TypeScript developer. Let’s dive in 🙂

What Is A JavaScript Bundler?

What is a JavaScript bundler?

If you asked me 5 years ago what a JavaScript bundler is, I’d probably tell you it’s something people fight with for hours, just to get a simple web app set up 🤪 While this might have been closer to the truth in 2018, a lot has changed in JavaScript ecosystem until today.

If you’re starting your web development journey, or maybe have already dived into it, but are not really sure what JS bundlers are and what’s their role, you’re reading a proper piece of explanation 🙂