Episode 226: All Things Typescript with Maina Wycliffe

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Maina Wycliffe talks with us about what he enjoys about using Typescript, practices people should avoid when using Typescript, and how Zod can help with schemas.

Recording date: March 9, 2023

John Papa @John_Papa

Ward Bell @WardBell

Dan Wahlin @DanWahlin

Craig Shoemaker @craigshoemaker

Maina Wycliffe @mwycliffe_dev

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  • 00:28 Welcome back
  • 01:43 Guest introduction
  • 04:32 Why shouldn't we use assertions?
  • 08:31 Sponsor: Ag Grid
  • 09:35 Using Zod schemas as the source of truth?
  • 13:11 How would you use Zod to validate data?
  • 18:51 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 19:50 What are your favorite features about Typescript?
  • 27:10 What is type narrowing doing?
  • 33:10 What are practices people should avoid with Typescript?
  • 35:24 Final thoughts

Podcast editing on this episode done by Chris Enns of Lemon Productions.

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