When we talk about a type in TypeScript, we mean a collection of things that you can do with a variable (or expression). You might be able to read or write a given property, call a function, use the expression as a constructor,
We’re happy to announce the 0.8.2 preview release of TypeScript. This release has been focused on addressing key usability feedback and filling in tooling experiences. Along the way, we’ve also incorporated some of the highest-rated feature requests and bugfixes.
Being able to see API documentation comments during Intellisense and parameter help has been a highly requested feature.
We’ve recently branched for the upcoming 0.8.2 release of TypeScript. Before we talk about what’s new, we wanted to talk a bit about the engineering process that goes into making a release.
Going forward, TypeScript development will happen across three types of branches.