5 Courses to Learn TypeScript in 2019

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5 Courses to Learn TypeScript in 2019

TypeScript is becoming more popular by the year. Take a look at these interesting online courses and sharpen your TypeScript skills.

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Hello guys, if you are thinking of learning TypeScript and looking for some awesome resources like books, courses, and tutorials then you have come to the right place. In my last article, I have shared some of the best Angular framework tutorials and courses and today, I am going to share some of the best TypeScript online course you can join to learn it by yourself.

Many programmers and web developers are learning TypeScript because of its powerful syntax and advanced OOP features and, more importantly, to develop Angular-based application.

Since the Angular team has chosen TypeScript as the official language for Angular development, it's important to know TypeScript if you want to make full use of Angular but that's not the only reason you should learn TypeScript.

One of the best things about TypeScript is that it makes object-oriented development easier in JavaScript with improved syntax, e.g. now you can declare a class in JavaScript and can also have a Type (yup, the name TypeScript signifies that!).

TypeScript can be viewed as JavaScript with Type which means you can now use the power of String, integer, boolean, and other static types.

This will not only reduce accidental errors like storing integer variables into strings, or vice-versa, but it also makes your code more readable.

And, you can still run your TypeScript program in a browser like Firefox or Chrome because the TypeScript compiler generates JavaScript code, which can run on any browser.

So, what are you waiting for? Go through these courses and choose the one which you like the most to start your journey into the beautiful world of TypeScript.

Top 5 TypeScript Courses for Web Developers

Since online courses are the best way to learn a new technology, programming language or a framework, I suggest you start with them and then read a book to get more comprehensive knowledge.

Earlier, I have shared some free Angular and TypeScript courses which many of you like but I also receive feedback about best TypeScript courses which is not necessarily free, that's why I am writing this article.

In this article, I am going to share some of the best TypeScript courses available in the market and with a very low cost.

Most of these TypeScript courses are trusted by thousands of programmers and web developer and they are also very affordable. Anyway, without any further ado, here is my list of top 5 courses to learn the TypeScript programming language:

1. Understanding TypeScript

This is an excellent course to start learning TypeScript from scratch. It goes beyond the use of TypeScript to Angular 2 and explains the basics, e.g. why TypeScript is better than JavaScript and how exactly it works.

The course is also very well structured and teaches you everything from installing TypeScript to writing fully functional code, e.g using TypeScript together with React.js and Angular.

In this course, you will learn about how to use TypeScript and its advanced features like Types, ES6 Support, Classes, Modules, Interfaces, etc. You will learn how to write better code using Types.

You will also learn how to create object-oriented code using classes and objects, how to use namespaces and modules for better organizing code, and how to use advanced Java-like features, e.g. generics to write code which is both easier to maintain and extend.

Overall a great course to start with TypeScript as you learn from scratch and also cover advanced concepts.

2. Typescript Masterclass and FREE E-Book

This is another good course to learn TypeScript. It's more hands-on than the previous course, as you will also do a project by building a Node REST API in Typescript and query it with Angular 6.

Similar to the previous course, this one also focuses on object-oriented code using TypeScript but it also touches on more practical aspects like debugging TypeScript and building a small application on the go.

You will also learn about generics, decorators, type-safety, and other important features of TypeScript.

In short, this is a good course to learn TypeScript by yourself in the comfort of your office or home. You will also get access to a free E-Book if you buy this course, which you can use along with the course.

3. Learn TypeScript From Scratch

This is a short and sweet course to learn TypeScript from scratch. Unlike the previous two courses, this is not comprehensive but provides a nice overview to start with.

The course focuses on OOP programming with TypeScript. If you know any OOP languages like C++ or Java then it will be very easy but if you don't then it could be a little tricky.

You will learn about classes and objects, constructors and method overloading, public and private members, passing objects as a parameters, and more.

You will also learn some advanced concepts in TypeScript like inheritance, polymorphism, internal modules or namespace,s and external modules. In short, a good, short course to learn TypeScript basics in just one and half hours.

4. Introduction to TypeScript Development

This is one more course on Udemy on TypeScript you should check out before buying any other TypeScript courses. The instructor Jordan Hudgens has done an excellent job in explaining key concepts with some non-trivial examples.

The course starts with installing TypeScript using npm (Node Manager Package Manager) and then explains basic syntax and structure.

You will also learn about TypeScript closure and Object Oriented programming using TypeScript.

In short, this is a nice course, which is not much different than the previous two courses, but I found this instructor better than others — he explains small details which probably other instructors leave out.

5. TypeScript Fundamentals

I have attended a couple of courses on TypeScript and this is one of the most complete and practical courses I've taken. It starts by explaining why you should use TypeScript before going into the details of TypeScript features, syntax, keywords, and code hierarchy.

Once you have got hold of the basics, the course moves to tooling and frameworks, IDEs and Sublime Text, and other useful details you need to know to do professional development using TypeScript.

You will also learn about classes and interfaces, modules, functions, arrow functions and debugging, static typing, and more.

There is no doubt that this is an awesome course to learn TypeScript but you need a Pluralight membership, which cost around $29 per month. Though, it provides full access to over 5,000+ courses on Pluarlsight which makes it worth the money.

By the way, even if you are not a member, you can take this course because Pluralsight provides a 10-day free trial which allows you to watch 200 minutes of content.

That's all about some of the best courses to learn TypeScript online. TypeScript seriously takes JavaScript to the next level and makes it easy to develop large JavaScript applications, something in the scale of Java. Even though most developers are learning TypeScript for Angular 2+, you can do a lot more than that by leveraging its type-safety and better supported OOP features.

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