TypeScript Crash Course

Daniel Cavalcante

SKU: 9789355516763



ISBN: 9789355516763
eISBN: 9789355516282
Authors: Daniel Cavalcante
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 274
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Navigating the dynamic landscape of web development can be a daunting task, "TypeScript Crash Course" is a guide to help you on the journey of mastering TypeScript, one of today's most sought-after skills in the tech market. 

Starting from the basics and core principles to gradually building up to more advanced concepts, this book will help you move to practical examples of converting an application from JavaScript, React, and Node to TypeScript. This book also offers insights into leveraging TypeScript for both front-end and back-end development, ensuring readers can tackle any project with confidence, from development to deployment.

This guide is not just about learning a new programming language; it is about enhancing your career in the tech industry by building more reliable applications. This book focuses on applying TypeScript in diverse practical scenarios to significantly shorten your learning curve. It also dispels common myths and misconceptions about TypeScript, equipping you with the knowledge to navigate your career paths successfully.


  • Learn about basic and advanced TypeScript concepts.
  • Build a simple Todo application using TypeScript with JavaScript, React, and Node.
  • Using TypeScript to write tests, incorporating third-party libraries, and deploying to production.


  • Master TypeScript fundamentals and more advanced concepts to develop scalable web applications.
  • Transition seamlessly from JavaScript to TypeScript, enhancing code reliability and maintainability.
  • Apply TypeScript in real-world scenarios, such as migrating JavaScript applications, designing user interfaces with React, and developing server-side applications with Node.
  • Understand and implement advanced TypeScript features, such as generics and decorators.
  • Selecting the right tools and frameworks to boost project efficiency and performance.


This book is ideal for web developers, software engineers, and programming enthusiasts eager to expand their JavaScript skills into TypeScript. It is perfect for those aiming to enhance their web development prowess and employability in the tech industry.

  1. Introduction to TypeScript
  2. Installation and Setup
  3. TypeScript's Fundamentals
  4. Structuring and Extending Types
  5. Working with Advanced TypeScript Features
  6. Migrating a JavaScript Web App to TypeScript
  7. Adding TypeScript to a React Application
  8. Using TypeScript with a Node.js Application
  9. Building TypeScript for Production
  10. Best Practices and Next Steps

Daniel Cavalcante has been working as a developer for more than 15 years. He has worked on Frontend, Backend, and mobile development for companies in Brazil, United States and Europe. He graduated from journalism and always aspired to be a writer, but his interest in technology and the web led to a career as a self-taught developer. Working with advertising agencies in São Paulo he has created websites and applications for companies like Johnnie Walker, Mattel, and large Brazilian brands like Sadia. He has been a speaker at conferences like React CWB. For the past years, he has been working remotely for companies like Osmosis, an American startup that was acquired by Elsevier, world's largest scientific publisher. Currently, he provides consultancy (and talks about technology) through his company Lightcode.

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