A tool that executes a Node program that is written in TypeScript

Basically, instead of using this command every time:

tsc index.ts && node index.js

you can use this tool.

Installing and Usage

Install it globally by npm:

npm install -g ts-node

Create a file add.ts with simple TypeScript code:

function add(a: number, b: number): number {
  return a + b;

console.log(add(5, 5));

Run ts-node to execute this file:

ts-node add.ts

It will print the result:





My name is Max, also known as @mxkvl.

I am a software developer, currently working mostly with TypeScript, React and Node ecosystems.

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