Spotlight: React 2018
Web Dev
  • 2018-12-01 00:00:00 2018-12-01 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: React 2018 Toronto FITC
  • Toronto

Presentation

Overview

JavaScript is a dynamic language, it basically lets you do anything you want. Sometimes that can be very freeing, sometimes that can really bite you! TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that allow you to work in the language you love, but also have the safety of a type system.

In this talk we will explore what TypeScript is, how you can use it today, and how to work with React and TypeScript!

Objective

Learn about TypeScript and how to use it with React.

Target Audience

React developers looking to expand their skillset.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Intermediate knowledge of React and JavaScript

Level

Intermediate

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. What is TypeScript
  2. Why pick TypeScript over just JavaScript
  3. TypeScript gotchas
  4. How TypeScript helps you write better JavaScript
  5. How to work with TypeScript and React