This gist will walk you through configuring your Node.js Project so that you can write your code in TypeScript using Visual Studio Code. These isntructions were written for attendees at Microsoft Build doing a super secret thing I can't talk about (ooo, the suspense!), but they also will work for any Node.js project written in TypeScript.
Before we get started configuring TypeScript, we need to initialize a new Node.js project. If you have not already installed Node.js, please head over to nodejs.org and install the latest LTS version of Node.js. Once this is done, create a folder for your Node.js project and open a terminal in this folder. In the terminal, run the command:
This command will ask you a series of questions. You can use the defaults for each question here because they don't really matter. These only matter if you intend to publish your module to [npmjs.com](htt