Saturday, April 29, 2023

AssemblyScript vs TypeScript

AssemblyScript is *not* a subset of TypeScript - DEV Community"

AssemblyScript definitely not a TypeScript to Web Assembly compiler. In fact, there are lots of differences between the syntaxes used in TypeScript that don't match up nicely with AssemblyScript."


Designed for WebAssembly: AssemblyScript targets WebAssembly's feature set specifically, giving developers low-level control over their code.

Familiar TypeScript syntax: Its similarity with TypeScript makes it easy to compile to WebAssembly without learning a new language.

Right at your fingertips: Integrates with the existing Web ecosystem - no heavy toolchains to set up. Simply npm install it!

TypeScript is a strongly typed programming language that builds on JavaScript, giving you better tooling at any scale.

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