JavaScript and different ***Script

Today I’ll just share my opinion so, no useful information bellow 🙂

There are a lot of discussions around TypeScript, CoffeeScript and other languages translated to JS. Let me add several words to this “holly war”:) I was codding for a couple of months with TypeScript. It was complex UI with Knockout.js and Durandal. Yesterday I switched to pure JavaScript task. I have to help on other our project and I have to write very simple JS code, with just several functions and some calculations.
Just imagine! My performance with JavaScript is at least twice lower than with TypeScript.
Because “continuous refactoring”, one of key principles to get good code quality, not just good looking code but stable code, is very problematic with JS. You have to check everything (variable names, functions, scopes, etc.) when you changed something in existing code.
My opinion is that Human was not designed to handle so stupid tasks 🙂 Let machines do their work use languages with checks on compilation. And use smart IDE of course 😉
Be Human…

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