The `typeof` Type Operatortypescript
this is part 2 of my notes from working through the Beginner 1 exercise from TypeScript’s Type | Treat 2021. Part 1 can be found here
typeof operator, which works similarly but in an expression context.
typeof to refer to the type of the provided value.
Type Index Syntax
When using Indexed Access Types, there’s a convenient helper for capturing the type of an array’s elements. It looks something like
Putting all these features together gives us an approach to this problem. In short, the answer looks something like this:
const MyArray = ["a", "b", "c"] as const;
type Letter = typeof MyArray[number];
// ^? type Letter = "a" | "b" | "c"