feat(server): add support for TypeScript
Per our discussion and decision at the January PubSweet meeting to add types to PubSweet to share interfaces and by doing that, improve reusability (see also https://gitlab.coko.foundation/pubsweet/types), this adds support for TypeScript to
There are no new types here, other than the automatically inferred ones. New typings will be added in separate MRs.
Nothing changes for consumers of
pubsweet-server, so this is not a breaking change.
As I'm only starting to work with TypeScript, I'd love for TS experts to comment on this setup. Specifically, there are some challenges with a cross-platform monorepo, that you've probably encountered! (e.g.
pubsweet-server's tsc also checks types for e.g.
@types/testing-library__dom, which of course fails in a DOM-less environment, unless you specifically opt out/opt in
- Add a single TS file and make sure tests with Jest still run using TypeScript