Introduction to Typescript

Whether you like it or not, if you are building applications for the Web you are going to need to know JavaScript. Sorry, Flash and Silverlight! Unfortunately, JavaScript is not the easiest language to learn or to understand and the tooling for it is not really good. This is where TypeScript comes in. TypeScript is a superset to JavaScript that tries to solve a lot of these problems, and make the code more structured, and less error prone. And it also offers tooling support in a way that JavaScript just can't.


Track Details

  • Day: March 9 - 2017 (11:00am - 11:50am)

  • Track: One

  • Level: Beginner

Speaker: Joe Guadagno


Joe Guadagno

For 20 years or so I have been in Software Development. During that time I have used many tools, languages, and technologies. I started out programming with a small book on QuickBASIC. I later moved on to Visual Basic for DOS. Windows then came along and I starting using Visual Basic for Windows, I then migrated to Visual Basic .NET and eventually ended up using Visual C#. I work as a Team Leader at Quicken Loans, based in Detroit, MI. I am a public speaker and present internationally on a lot of different technology topics, a list of them are available at http://www.josephguadagno.net/presentations/.  I have been recognized as a Microsoft MVP in .NET (since 2009) and a Friends of Red Gate program (since 2015).

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