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TypeScript Editor Support

Carlos Agarie edited this page Jun 29, 2022 · 51 revisions

Quick List

alm 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


TypeScript support is enabled via the built-in Language Server Protocol client included in NeoVim since version 0.5.


  • nbts - NetBeans TypeScript editor plugin


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

  • Quramy/tsuquyomi

    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'] = ['.']
  • mhartington/nvim-typescript

    As-you-type deoplete asynchronous completion framework for Vim 8. Needs Shougo/deoplete.nvim in order to work.

  • ALE

    ALE (Asynchronous Lint Engine) supports as-you-type completion for TypeScript out of the box.

    " Enable completion where available.
    " This setting must be set before ALE is loaded.
    let g:ale_completion_enabled = 1
  • coc.nvim

Install coc-tsserver by command:

:CocInstall coc-tsserver

coc-tsserver provide almost same features as typescript language extension of VSCode, including completion of function calls as snippets, auto import after completion etc.

Visual Studio

Visual Studio comes with TypeScript when installing Microsoft Web Tools.

TypeScript for Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2017 (with version 15.2 or later) can be found here

TypeScript for Visual Studio 2015 with update 3 can be found here

TypeScript for Visual Studio 2013 can be found here; however, its latest supported version is TypeScript 1.8.5.

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.

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