Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Use TypeScript in SharePoint Hosted App

There is trick involved in making Visual Studio realize to compile TypeScript and generate javascript files, Following procedure will give you complete guidance how to complete the process.

1.      Create a new Sharepoint-hosted app.
a.      Right-click the project name and select Unload Project.
b.      Right-click the project name and select Edit <your project name>.csproj.
c.      Add these lines before the last closing <Project> tag. 

<Import Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v$(VisualStudioVersion)\TypeScript\Microsoft.TypeScript.targets" />

1.      Right-click the project name and select Reload Project.
2.      Now you will see the TypeScript tab in the project properties.

2.      Now you can add the TypeScript definitions. Right-click the project name and select Manage Nuget Packages. Search online for “sharePoint.Typescript.” Install thesharePoint.Typescript.DefinitelyTyped package.      

3.      Also search for “jquery.typescript” and install the jquery.Typescript.DefinitelyTyped package.

Now you are ready to work with Typescript and can create Typescript files.

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