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TypeScript is described as 'language for application-scale JavaScript development. It is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript in any browser, any host, any OS and it is Open Source' and is a popular programming language in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TypeScript for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Node.JS. The best alternative is JavaScript, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TypeScript are Dart, Kotlin, CoffeeScript and Babel.

TypeScript alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TypeScript.
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TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It is a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles...

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    JavaScript

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    JavaScript (sometimes shortened to JS) is a lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions, most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but also used in many non-browser environments.

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    Doesn't have static typing

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    Dart

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    Dart (originally called Dash) is a Web programming language developed by Google. It was unveiled at the GOTO conference in Aarhus, 2011 October 10-12. The goal of Dart is "ultimately to replace JavaScript as the lingua franca of web development on the open web platform.

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    Kotlin

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Kotlin is a cross-platform, statically typed, general-purpose programming language with type inference.

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    CoffeeScript

    • FreeOpen Source
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    CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath all those awkward braces and semicolons, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous object model at its heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

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    Babel

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Babel is a generic multi-purpose compiler for JavaScript. Using Babel you can use (and create) the next generation of JavaScript, as well as the next generation of JavaScript tooling.

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    CrossBrowdy

    • FreeOpen Source
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    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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    Real-Time JavaScript Tool

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    Real-Time JavaScript Tool is a portable tool that allows JavaScript codes to be executed in Real-Time!

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    Flow.org

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Flow is a static type checker for JavaScript that we built at Facebook. The overall mission of Flow is to deliver an immersive coding experience for JavaScript developers—a fast edit-refresh cycle—even as the codebase evolves and grows.

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    RapydScript

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    RapydScript is a pre-compiler for JavaScript, similar to CoffeeScript, but with cleaner, more readable syntax. The syntax is very similar to Python, but allows JavaScript as well.

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  10. Wyvern

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    Wyvern is a new programming language designed to help developers be highly productive when writing high-assurance applications. The first major innovation in Wyvern is type-specific languages, a feature that allows programmers to create literals of a given type (e.g.

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