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TypeScript - Scaling up JavaScript



Jonathan Turner covers the challenges with growing and maintaining large JavaScript applications and how TypeScript addresses them. TypeScript is an open-source language developed by Microsoft built on web standards with a focus on early error detection and high quality tooling.


Jonathan Turner is the program manager for the TypeScript team and a co-designer of the TypeScript language. Prior to joining Microsoft, he worked on Clang/LLVM and the Chapel programming language.

About the conference

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Nov 20, 2014