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Variable ‘value’ is used before being assigned

My code:

function test() {
  let value: number;

  for (let i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
    value = i;
    console.log(value);
  }

  return value;
}

test();

And got this:

Variable 'value' is used before being assigned

I found this very odd, as I had seen other similar problems that either used a callback or a Promise or some other asynchronous method, while I used just a synchronous for loop.

———————————- Some update ————————

function test() {
  let value: number;

  for (let i = 0; i < 100; i++) {
    // a() is very expensive and with some effects
    const result = a(i)

    if(i===99) {
      value = result
    }

  }

  return value;
}

Answer

Use the non-null assertion operator to ensure that “its operand is non-null and non-undefined in contexts where the type checker is unable to conclude that fact.”

function test() {
  let value!: number;

  for (let i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
    value = i;
    console.log(value);
  }

  return value;
}

test();

Result