Message from JavaScript discussions

January 2018

— Yeah i can totally relate to that


The other way of type restricting and checking is a slowdown of dev, imo. i belive checks are neccessary when you know that the data came from user input

— It's not meant for user input only

— It's far lower level than UX

— Type safety is the prevention of type errors through the use of standard types

— It affects ALL code, not just a user interface

— Every data structure you add in any area can affect type safety in some way

— The idea that it could somehow slowdown dev, just as being a minor property of the source code you'd write anyways, is not really valid

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— Give an example where type system is useful and no user input

— Compile time type checking

— User input validation is not exactly type safety

— Type safe code is just not able to perform actions on an objects which would not work on the object