Anders Hejlsberg returned to Microsoft's Build conference in 2016 to talk about the current state of TypeScript and preview some amazing features coming in the next few months.
NativeScript 1.5 has been released. One of the biggest developments is the support for TypeScript, allowing NativeScript users to develop their projects in TypeScript, without the need for TypeScript compilers.
Microsoft has released version 1.7 of TypeScript, which enables async/await for ES6 targets and introduces a polymorphic this type.
Microsoft have released the beta for TypeScript 1.6, and with it support for React. Program manager Jonathan Turner explains that while the TypeScript team has collaborated with teams responsible for libraries including Dojo, Aurelia, and Angular, React is "an important library" that that has been difficult for TypeScript developers.
Microsoft has released TypeScript 1.5, dramatically improving ES6 transpilation capabilities.
Microsoft has released TypeScript 1.5 alpha incorporating a number of new features, including: modules, decorators, a plug-in for Sublime Text, for…of loops, ES6 Unicode, computed properties and let/const compilation to ES5.
Telerik has opened for public access NativeScript, a framework for creating native cross-platform applications for Android, iOS and Windows Universal.
Addressing a crowd of developers eager to know what will happen with Angular 2.0, core team members took the stage at ng-conf to allay some fears. From migration paths, language development, and release dates, much was covered to allay the community's fears.
Microsoft has open source their research project TouchDevelop, which contains about 160K lines of code mostly written in TypeScript.
The TypeScript team is building a new, light-weight compiler core to replace it’s existing one. Early results show upto 5x performance improvements compared to the existing compiler.