Browserify

Install

npm install tsify

Using Command Line Interface

browserify main.ts -p [ tsify --noImplicitAny ] > bundle.js

Using API

var browserify = require("browserify");
var tsify = require("tsify");

browserify()
    .add("main.ts")
    .plugin("tsify", { noImplicitAny: true })
    .bundle()
    .pipe(process.stdout);

More details: smrq/tsify

Duo

Install

npm install duo-typescript

Using Command Line Interface

duo --use duo-typescript entry.ts

Using API

var Duo = require("duo");
var fs = require("fs")
var path = require("path")
var typescript = require("duo-typescript");

var out = path.join(__dirname, "output.js")

Duo(__dirname)
    .entry("entry.ts")
    .use(typescript())
    .run(function (err, results) {
        if (err) throw err;
        // Write compiled result to output file
        fs.writeFileSync(out, results.code);
    });

More details: frankwallis/duo-typescript

Grunt

Install

npm install grunt-ts

Basic Gruntfile.js

module.exports = function(grunt) {
    grunt.initConfig({
        ts: {
            default : {
                src: ["**/*.ts", "!node_modules/**/*.ts"]
            }
        }
    });
    grunt.loadNpmTasks("grunt-ts");
    grunt.registerTask("default", ["ts"]);
};

More details: TypeStrong/grunt-ts

gulp

Install

npm install gulp-typescript

Basic gulpfile.js

var gulp = require("gulp");
var ts = require("gulp-typescript");

gulp.task("default", function () {
    var tsResult = gulp.src("src/*.ts")
        .pipe(ts({
              noImplicitAny: true,
              out: "output.js"
        }));
    return tsResult.js.pipe(gulp.dest("built/local"));
});

More details: ivogabe/gulp-typescript

jspm

Install

npm install -g jspm@beta

Note: Currently TypeScript support in jspm is in 0.16beta

More details: TypeScriptSamples/jspm

webpack

Install

npm install ts-loader --save-dev

Basic webpack.config.js

module.exports = {
    entry: "./src/index.tsx",
    output: {
        filename: "bundle.js"
    },
    resolve: {
        // Add '.ts' and '.tsx' as a resolvable extension.
        extensions: ["", ".webpack.js", ".web.js", ".ts", ".tsx", ".js"]
    },
    module: {
        loaders: [
            // all files with a '.ts' or '.tsx' extension will be handled by 'ts-loader'
            { test: /\.tsx?$/, loader: "ts-loader" }
        ]
    }
}

See more details on ts-loader here.

Alternatives:

MSBuild

Update project file to include locally installed Microsoft.TypeScript.Default.props (at the top) and Microsoft.TypeScript.targets (at the bottom) files:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">
  <!-- Include default props at the bottom -->
  <Import
      Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v$(VisualStudioVersion)\TypeScript\Microsoft.TypeScript.Default.props"
      Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v$(VisualStudioVersion)\TypeScript\Microsoft.TypeScript.Default.props')" />

  <!-- TypeScript configurations go here -->
  <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)' == 'Debug'">
    <TypeScriptRemoveComments>false</TypeScriptRemoveComments>
    <TypeScriptSourceMap>true</TypeScriptSourceMap>
  </PropertyGroup>
  <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)' == 'Release'">
    <TypeScriptRemoveComments>true</TypeScriptRemoveComments>
    <TypeScriptSourceMap>false</TypeScriptSourceMap>
  </PropertyGroup>

  <!-- Include default targets at the bottom -->
  <Import
      Project="$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v$(VisualStudioVersion)\TypeScript\Microsoft.TypeScript.targets"
      Condition="Exists('$(MSBuildExtensionsPath32)\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v$(VisualStudioVersion)\TypeScript\Microsoft.TypeScript.targets')" />
</Project>

More details about defining MSBuild compiler options: Setting Compiler Options in MSBuild projects

NuGet

  • Right-Click -> Manage NuGet Packages
  • Search for Microsoft.TypeScript.MSBuild
  • Hit Install
  • When install is complete, rebuild!

More details can be found at Package Manager Dialog and using nightly builds with NuGet