Javascript’s new 'old school' programming - Let’s typescript.

Dec. 9, 2017, 11:25 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.

Javascript has enjoyed it’s hipster level fan following for an exceptionally long time now, by allowing developers to dynamically type the variables. Over the years, this fanbase has only grown adding more and more functionality to JS with different frameworks. However, very recently, javascript was tried for an old school method of adding a compilation step and viola - it became an instant hit as it solved so many unwanted bugs due to dynamic typing.

This talk will begin with understanding why and how Typescript came into existence and later go through some basics of writing code in Typescript.

Srushtika Neelakantam

Srushtika Neelakantam is a Developer Evangelist for deepstreamHub, Berlin. She is a passionate tech advocate and loves all things web! She is also a regular speaker at tech conferences worldwide and a co-author of “Learning Web-Based Virtual Reality” published by Apress. A longtime contributor and tech-speaker at Mozilla, she loves to discuss the open web and its enormous opportunities.

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