Avoid using delete on variables directly

Metadata

ID: typescript-best-practices/no-delete-var

Language: TypeScript

Severity: Error

Category: Best Practices

Description

The delete operator is designed to remove properties from objects in JavaScript. When used correctly, it can help manage object properties. However, using the delete operator on anything other than object properties can lead to unpredictable behavior.

Non-Compliant Code Examples

delete x

Compliant Code Examples

delete x.prop;