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Wednesday, May 4 • 11:15 - 12:15
Why TypeScript is a Game-Changer for Web Development

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JavaScript has a big advantage: Reach. You can run JavaScript on the client and the server, on your phone, your PC and even on your smart watch. Unfortunately, JavaScript has disadvantages when it comes to larger project implemented by multiple developers. TypeScript was built to solve this problem by adding a language layer on top of JavaScript. With TypeScript, you can create and add types where you need them. Compiler and IDE use them for compile-time type checking, IntelliSense, refactoring support, etc. In this demo-heavy session, Rainer Stropek (Microsoft Azure MVP, Microsoft Regional Director) introduces you to the TypeScript language. Rainer will start with the basics and work his way up to real-world examples using Node.js on the server and AngularJS on the client. This session requires basic JavaScript knowledge but no existing TypeScript experience. 



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Rainer Stropek

CEO, software architects gmbh
Rainer Stropek is co-founder and CEO of the company software architects and has been serving this role since 2008. At software architects Rainer and his team are developing the award-winning SaaS time tracking solution “time cockpit”. Previously, Rainer founded and led two IT consulting firms that worked in the area of developing software solution based on the Microsoft technology stack. | Rainer is recognized as an expert concerning .NET... Read More →


Wednesday May 4, 2016 11:15 - 12:15
Room 1