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ryym edited this page Sep 16, 2019 · 14 revisions



The typescript-language-server is capable of giving intelligent LSP functionality for both TypeScript and JavaScript. This will show you how to set things up for TypeScript. See JavaScript for details on how to set up the typescript-language-server for JavaScript.

Installing server

Note: tsserver is searched in workspace node_modules followed by global install. Use -g to install globally.

npm install -g typescript typescript-language-server

Once the typescript-language-server is installed, you can either:

  1. Install vim-lsp-typescript (which automatically registers the language server for TypeScript) OR
  2. Register the typescript-language-server yourself in your .vimrc

Installing vim-lsp-typescript

If you'd like the vim-lsp-typescript plugin to register the typescript-language-server for you, install the vim-lsp-typescript plugin:

" After vim-lsp, etc
Plug 'ryanolsonx/vim-lsp-typescript'

For more information, check out ryanolsonx/vim-lsp-typescript.

Registering in .vimrc

Here's an example that shows how to manually setup a language server for TypeScript.

if executable('typescript-language-server')
    au User lsp_setup call lsp#register_server({
        \ 'name': 'typescript-language-server',
        \ 'cmd': {server_info->[&shell, &shellcmdflag, 'typescript-language-server --stdio']},
        \ 'root_uri':{server_info->lsp#utils#path_to_uri(lsp#utils#find_nearest_parent_file_directory(lsp#utils#get_buffer_path(), 'tsconfig.json'))},
        \ 'whitelist': ['typescript', 'typescript.tsx'],
        \ })
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