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TypeScript compiles into JavaScript.
Visual Studio Setup

1) Install Typescript Tools for Visual Studio.
2) If Visual Studio says that Web Developer Tools are not installed:
- Open Control Panel > Programs and Features > Visual Studio > Change
- Modify Visual Studio > Select Microsoft Web Development Tools under Windows and Web Development
- Click Next > Update
- Wait several minutes while it installs
3) Open Visual Studio > New Project > Other Languages > Typescript

continue at https://www.typescriptlang.org/docs/handbook/typescript-in-5-minutes.html



Syntax

First, valid JavaScript is always valid TypeScript.

For instance, if you want an anonymous immediately invoking function, just write a JavaScript one:

(function() {
    console.log("run");
})();