James A.

Actsoft, Inc

James A.

James Armstrong has been a software developer for a little over 10 years. During that time he has worked on everything from java based candy bar phones to business critical web applications. James has been in the .net space for about 7 years with a recent(past 2 years) focus on modern Javascript web application development. Currently James is a hands on Director of Development for Actsoft, Inc. Where he is leading the conversion of a large legacy codebase to a Typescript based system using React and Asp.net WebApi utilizing modern Javascript patterns in MS Azure datacenters.

Intro to React and Typescript

Room 200
01:00 PM - 01:50 PM

Introductory talk on using Facebook's React framework with the Typescript language. This talk with cover everything from getting your initial environment setup to common patterns and techniques that make React and Typescript a perfect pairing. No prior knowledge of React or Typescript is needed or assumed. We will be covering the benefits of React and an introduction of it's basics along with some introductory info on Typescript as well.