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Background: The development team has proposed transitioning from JavaScript to TypeScript as the primary programming language for our projects. TypeScript offers static typing and other features that could enhance code quality and developer productivity.


After thorough discussion and consideration of the options presented, the decision-makers have agreed to proceed with Option 1: Adopt TypeScript as the primary programming language.

  • The potential benefits of improved code maintainability, readability, and developer productivity outweigh the initial challenges of learning TypeScript.

  • TypeScript aligns well with our long-term goals of enhancing code quality and scalability.

  • The development team expresses confidence in their ability to quickly adapt to TypeScript through training and hands-on experience.


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Decision Documented By: Bob Johnson, Lead Developer

Date Documented: Aug 24, 2024