Struggling with TypeScript Errors? Install this VS Code Extension

If you're a TypeScript user, you've undoubtedly encountered your fair share of errors.

While some errors are straightforward, others can be cryptic, leaving you scratching your head.

Enter: the Pretty TypeScript Errors extension. A game-changer for TypeScript developers everywhere.

Why Pretty TypeScript Errors?

The Pretty TypeScript Errors extension does more than just highlight errors.

It beautifies them. It makes TypeScript error messages more readable and user-friendly.

That means you can:

  • Understand Errors Quickly: Errors are transformed into simpler, more human-readable sentences.

  • Stay Productive: With clearer error messages, you spend less time deciphering what went wrong and more time coding.

Take a look at the image below to see the difference in your errors.

Before and after images with the extension


Ready to give Pretty TypeScript a go?

Follow these steps:

  1. Open your code editor.
  2. Navigate to the extensions marketplace.
  3. Search for "Pretty TypeScript Errors".
  4. Click "Install".

Just as a hint, it looks like this. 👇

A screenshot from the Pretty TypeScript Errors extension page

It's that easy, so if you're tired of squinting at confusing error messages, try Pretty TypeScript Errors!

Happy coding! 🚀

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Written by Niall Maher

Founder of Codú - The web developer community! I've worked in nearly every corner of technology businesses; Lead Developer, Software Architect, Product Manager, CTO and now happily a Founder.


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