React Native Material Design vs TypeScript: What are the differences?
What is React Native Material Design? React Native UI Components for Material Design. An open source project which aims to bring Material Design to Android through React Native by Facebook. The library is made up of many components, which can be found in the sidebar.
React Native Material Design and TypeScript are primarily classified as "Mobile UI Frameworks" and "Templating Languages & Extensions" tools respectively.
React Native Material Design and TypeScript are both open source tools. It seems that TypeScript with 51.2K GitHub stars and 7.07K forks on GitHub has more adoption than React Native Material Design with 3.12K GitHub stars and 399 GitHub forks.
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What is TypeScript?
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Typescript has been a win because, in general, it makes codebase maintenance less brittle. It's significantly easier to refactor in TS than JS, which encourages incremental improvements, file re-organizing, etc. Our developers are happier with the overall development experience.
The downside is that TS sometimes exacerbates problems caused by Node's fragmented ecosystem. Sometimes @types/
If your project is big enough, I'd say TS is nearly always worth it, but it can make selecting libraries a pain.
Used for Node.js personal projects that I think will have a longer lifetime than others, or that are combined with a web front end component like Angular (to share types).
Generally a poor developer experience. Usage decreasing recently compared to other preferred programming languages/platforms.
TypeScript is used in Kuro (https://github.com/Marc3842h/kuro).
Excellent design-time type checking and the ability for the Typescript compiler to attach typing information to metadata at compile time allows for relatively simple type checking at run-time as well.