Solution: TypeScript Basics

Review the solutions to the challenges discussed in the previous lesson.

Solution: Convert JavaScript to TypeScript

Both solutions involve using the any type.

  • In Solution # 1, the variable item1 is explicitly given a type of any, allowing it to accept any kind of value.

  • In Solution # 2, the type assertion <any> is used to indicate that the object literal should be treated as any type.

By using the any type, we can bypass type checking and assign the object literal with only the id property to the item1 variable, resolving the type mismatch error.

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