TypeScript Editor Support

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Quick List


alm.tools a complete TypeScript development environment available as a simple npm package.

npm i alm -g


Atom-TypeScript, a TypeScript language service for Atom developed by TypeStrong


Code Assistant for TypeScript (CATS) - is an open source TypeScript development environment that runs on OS X, Windows, and Linux. Since it is also written in TypeScript, it can be easily extended if required.



tide - TypeScript Interactive Development Environment for Emacs


Sublime Text

The TypeScript Plugin for Sublime, available through Package Control for both Sublime Text 3 and Sublime Text 2.


Syntax highlighting

Language Service Tools

There are two main TypeScript plugins:

If you would like to have as-you-type completion, you can install YouCompleteMe and add the following code into your .vimrc to specify what token will trigger the completion. YouCompleteMe will call into its respective TypeScript Plugin for semantic queries.

if !exists("g:ycm_semantic_triggers")
  let g:ycm_semantic_triggers = {}
let g:ycm_semantic_triggers['typescript'] = ['.']

Visual Studio 2013/2015

Visual Studio comes with TypeScript when installing Microsoft Web Tools.

TypeScript for Visual Studio 2015 can be found here

TypeScript for Visual Studio 2013 can be found here

Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code, a lightweight cross-platform editor, comes with TypeScript support built in.


WebStorm, as well as other JetBrains IDEs, contain TypeScript language support out of the box.