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Announcing TypeScript 2.2

Today our team is happy to present our latest release with TypeScript 2.2!
For those who haven’t yet heard of it, TypeScript is a simple extension to JavaScript to add optional types along with all the new ECMAScript features. TypeScript builds on the ECMAScript standard and adds type-checking to make you way more productive through cleaner code and stronger tooling. Your TypeScript code then gets transformed into clean, runnable JavaScript that even older browsers can run.
While there are a variety of ways to get TypeScript set up locally in your project, the easiest way to get started is to try it out on our site or just install it from npm:

npm install -g typescript

If you’re a Visual Studio 2015 user with update 3, you can install TypeScript 2.2 from here. You can also grab this release through NuGet. Support in Visual Studio 2017 will come in a future update.
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