Setting Up a Node & TypeScript Project - Initial Setup

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This post is geared towards developers looking to start using TypeScript in their Node projects. Over this post and the subsequent posts we’ll be diving into setting up a Node project with Typescript from scratch. We’ll cover setting up a git reposotory, initializing the project with npm and tsc, setting up common tooling, configuring express, and accessing data from a database with TypeORM. ¬†Prerequisites Install Node Install Git ¬†Setting Up The Initial Project First we will setup/initialize our git repository.