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@dym TypeScript doesn’t provide the same level of type safety. If you use strict mode and don’t use any escape hatches you can get to a point where you’re fairly confident in the type system, but then you ultimately get burned when you put too much trust in it and it fails you. I say this as someone who has built a ~200k LOC React app in TypeScript and wishes for a language with stronger guarantees around its types.

@xvw @dym I did try ReasonReact a little while back. I liked it, although the tooling still wasn't quite where I wanted it to be.

But I'm not really a fan of the changes they've been making to the syntax to make it more JavaScript-y. I wish they had stuck more with their ML roots.

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