Jerod Santo, Nick Nisi, and Christopher Hiller talk about what TypeScript is and why we should care, who’s using TypeScript, and thoughts on developer titles.
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- Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub
- Nick Nisi – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Christopher Hiller – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
- Embrace, extend, and extinguish - Wikipedia
- The Changelog #152: TypeScript and Open Source at Microsoft with Anders Hejlsberg and Jonathan Turner
- AtScript - Wikipedia
- Jerod Santo on Twitter: “Please stop trying to distinguish between these terms (developer, programmer, engineer, etc.). It’s arbitrary, divisive, and not at all useful…”
- Trek Glowacki on Twitter: “Since our industry seems hell bent on giving people “Senior” titles who are in the first decade of their career, I’d like to propose we introduce a new layer of Elder Software Engineer, for people in the 11-20 years range, and Ancient Software Engineering for those 21+”