March 13-15, 2019
Montreal, Canada

TypeScript for JavaScript Developers

TypeScript is designed to help ease some of the common frustrations of writing JavaScript. TypeScript allows you to declare data types, increases compiler errors (decreasing the number of run time errors), and allows you to use newer functionality such as async/await on older engines.

The best part? Over 70% of the syntax of TypeScript is JavaScript.

This session will help you get a jump start on that 30% and start coding in TypeScript.

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Christopher Harrison

Microsoft

Christopher Harrison is a self proclaimed geek who has managed to turn what he loves doing into a career. At present, he's a software development engineer at Microsoft. He's created content published to edX.org and Microsoft Virtual Academy, covering the full web stack, ASP.NET and OSS.

Christopher got his first exposure to computers when his father brought home a Vic-20. After graduating on to a Commodore 64, and eventually PCs, he realized there was a career to be had "playing" with tech.

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