TypeScript vs. NativeScript

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What is TypeScript?

TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.

What is NativeScript?

NativeScript enables developers to build native apps for iOS, Android and Windows Universal while sharing the application code across the platforms. When building the application UI, developers use our libraries, which abstract the differences between the native platforms.
Why do developers choose TypeScript?
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Why do developers choose NativeScript?
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What are the cons of using TypeScript?
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What are the cons of using NativeScript?
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What companies use TypeScript?
1264 companies on StackShare use TypeScript
What companies use NativeScript?
17 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
What tools integrate with TypeScript?
12 tools on StackShare integrate with TypeScript
What tools integrate with NativeScript?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript

What are some alternatives to TypeScript and NativeScript?

  • Flow - Simple project and task management for busy teams
  • Dart - A new web programming language with libraries, a virtual machine, and tools
  • Babel - Use next generation JavaScript, today.
  • Elm - A type inferred, functional reactive language that compiles to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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