Web Client

W16 Migrating your JavaScript to Typescript


3:15pm - 4:30pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Garvice Eakins

Lead Software Engineer


In software it's rarely as simple as renaming a file extension to convert from one language to another. Yet in many ways that is the case for Typescript. So why isn't everyone migrating? The reality is, there is a lot more to consider when your system has legacy code and a business that can't sit and wait while the code is migrated. In this talk I'm going to walk through a strategy to successfully manage the migration, covering various scenarios you will encounter with ways to overcome them.

You will learn:

  • What a successful migration looks like –laying the ground rules
  • How to execute the migration – a step by step process
  • Putting it all together – strategies to handle the not so straight-forward