December 11-12 | Montreal, Canada
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Thursday, December 12 • 11:20am - 11:50am
Why You Should Maintain Type Definitions for Your JavaScript Project - Ethan Arrowood, Microsoft

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TypeScript support is one of the most sought-after features for any popular open source JavaScript project.

Fastify, a fast and low overhead web framework for Node.js, strives to treat TypeScript developers as first-class citizens even in a library written entirely in JavaScript. Since TypeScript 2.8 the Fastify team has been able to write and maintain our own type definition file shipped directly from Fastify itself. This has enabled our developers to rely on a single dependency and trust what they are using is always up-to-date.

This talk will share some of the lessons we've learned thus far, and it will explore some of the interesting changes we are making in the v3 refactor.

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Ethan Arrowood

Software Engineer, Microsoft
A recent graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Ethan is currently working for Microsoft as a Software Engineer developing cutting edge applications with Microsoft's leading Azure partners. He is an active open source maintainer of various JavaScript and TypeScript projects... Read More →

Thursday December 12, 2019 11:20am - 11:50am

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