Jessica Leach

Software Engineer


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Speaker Bio

Jessica Leach is a software engineer at the BBC. She has around 5 years’ experience working with JavaScript and she transitioned into tech after taking part in Rails Girls Summer of Code.

Fun Fact: I have a dog who does very stinky farts when he eats cheese.

Speaker Sessions


What’s The Point Of TypeScript

30 mins
  • Track - Software
  • Software & Development
  • Technical
  • Jessica Leach

    Software Engineer


Unpack TypeScript in this session designed for both seasoned and novice developers. We’ll introduce TypeScript, explaining its enhancement of JavaScript with static typing and the resulting benefits for error detection and code management.

The session will also address TypeScript’s limitations and present alternative tools and languages, offering a well-rounded understanding of its role in the web development landscape. Join us for a focused dive into TypeScript, where we explore its impact and alternatives, equipping you with the knowledge to make informed decisions in your development projects.

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