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


Christopher is a long-time geek who's spent most of his career training, supporting, and upskilling developers. He's a web developer with passions from Python to DevOps to TypeScript to AI. In his current role as an Enterprise Advocate for GitHub, he seeks to help organizations improve their DevOps process and culture. When not found writing code, he can run, play Civilization, or spend time with his partner and their four-legged child (a rescue mutt).

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