TypeScript, MongoDB, and Reference Questions
I have a NodeJS app (built in Visual Studio) that uses TypeScript and MongoDB.
I wrote a small library that wraps the MongoDB driver in some TypeScript classes and it just started working today.
If I include this line at the top of one of my library files:
/// <reference path='./_scripts/typings/mongodb/mongodb.d.ts' />
it builds up briefly before starting to complain about "Duplicate ID" and many of them, for example:
Error 6 Type name 'Transform' in extends clause does not reference constructor function for '"stream".Transform'. Error 7 Type name 'events.EventEmitter' in extends clause does not reference constructor function for 'events.EventEmitter'. Error 8 Duplicate identifier 'errno'. Error 9 Duplicate identifier 'code'. Error 10 Duplicate identifier 'path'.
So I take this and it is ok until I start seeing the problems described in this line:
import mongodbNS = require('mongodb');
If I were to remove this line, I would see errors with things like:
public Connect: () => Promise<mongodbNS.Db>;
I might get confused by adding the removal of things and taking advantage of the compilation shortcut dropdown, but this is clearly not the case.
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