JavaScript / HTML5 Client

TH13 TypeScript: Work Smarter Not Harder with JavaScript


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Allen Conway

Lead Consultant


As a modern Web developer using ASP.NET or related Web technologies, it's almost impossible to create a successful application without JavaScript. In fact, you might be venturing into the world of JavaScript Applications already and have it as your primary language across layers. JavaScript being a dynamic language is at many times challenging to write and work with. Enter TypeScript. This language has filled in the gaps where developing JavaScript natively suffers the most. In this session, you will see how working with TypeScript let you leverage familiar skills and have a similar experience as when working with managed languages to make writing JavaScript much easier. You'll get a clearer understanding of the TypeScript language.

You will learn:

  • The advantages of using TypeScript over JavaScript
  • The shortcomings of JavaScript where TypeScript can assist
  • The fundamental aspects of using the TypeScript