What's New in TypeScript?

Track: Javascript

TypeScript, an open source project, is used to build several key frameworks like AngularJS. Doris will go through how TypeScript enables you to leverage features from the current and future of JavaScript while increasing the productivity of JavaScript development. This session will cover some of the latest features of TypeScript 2.x, support for Angular, React/JSX and Node, the state of the art type system capabilities, and how it all comes together to make development more fun with TypeScript.

Dr. Doris Chen

Dr. Doris Chen is a Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, specialized in web technologies (web performance tuning, mobile web, HTML5, JavaScript, TypeScript and Java).
Doris has over 18 years of experience in the software industry working in several open source web tier technologies, Java platform, .NET and distributed computing technologies. She speaks at numerous international conferences and user groups including O’Reilly OSCON, Fluent, Dev Nexus, PHP, HTML5 Dev Conference, WebVisions, JavaOne, SD Forum, and worldwide User Groups. Doris works very closely to create and foster the open source community around Java, NetBeans, Glassfish, and related technologies. Before joining Microsoft, Doris Chen was a Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics.