As much as I love Typescript, I often find myself just using plain JavaScript for small projects because all the overhead of getting a Typescript environment setup just doesn't seem worth it.

Well, no more! I've put together a Typescript Starter Kit to make it infinitely easier to get new Typescript projects running.

Go give it a shot.


  • A GitHub template to easily create your own remote repo based off of this one
  • Full step-by-step setup instructions in the README
  • All necessary dependencies built in and ready to go
  • Typescript config and matching file structure prepared so you can get right to coding
  • Ready for publishing to npm, with files properly included/excluded by default
  • Easy versioning, coupled to publishing to npm
  • Test suite template ready to populate
  • Test commands for VSCode built-in
  • Command line interface template for creating CLI tools