— Even in js type safety can result in malware exploiting a hole, consider if a pointer is passed to one of the many C++ node modules... if the C++ isn't type safe you have the potential to execute JMP instructions to anywhere in memory
This literally happened to Microsoft, in their Windows Defender product which also happened to plug JS into C++
— Shipping my module, now will be on npm :D
— Type safety does not do shit when you are passing pointers between languages...
— Type safety means you don't pass a pointer unless you want to
— Lack of type safety means a pointer can be passed regardless
— Do you have any specific question about it?
— Guys, got another philosophy question 🤔
— Is it better to place tests inside the src/ folder (so they are afterwards compiled to our dist/ folder) or leave them out of it and include them in a different build process?
— I use jasmine which puts it's tests in
— I've been playing all afternoon with Typescript and eventually I came across two different approaches... mocha+chai which requires compiling the tests or Jest which doesn't