GOTO 2018 • Why I Was Wrong About TypeScript • TJ VanToll

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TJ VanToll - Developer Advocate at Progress

ABSTRACT
In 2014, I made a strong argument that TypeScript was destined to be irrelevant and that my company should not use it in any of our projects.
Fast forward to 2018 and we use TypeScript for, like, everything we build at Progress, and I am no longer a source of trustworthy information.
In this talk we’ll discuss why I was wrong. Specifically, we’ll talk a look at why TypeScript succeeded where other compile-to-JavaScript languages like CoffeeScript and Dart have languished, and what that means for future of the technology. Come to learn [...]

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GOTO Berlin 2018


GOTO Berlin 2018

From 29/10/2018 to 02/11/2018 in Berlin, Germany