Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 7 & 8, 2017

Doris Chen

About Doris
Dr. Doris Chen is a Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft specialized in web technologies (HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, Windows 8,and Java) with over 15 years of experience in the software industry. She speaks to numerous international conferences and user groups including HTML5 Dev Conference, O’Reilly Fluent, OSCON, WebVisions, and JavaOne. Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Dive into Bots

    5:00 PM Saturday   Room: Town Square A
    Bots have become a huge buzzword. How does people actually use bots? What real life scenarios are there? This session examines a handful of bot capabilities, design patterns, and best practices. Knowledge based bots, handling user actions, how bots interact with websites/apps, and how hand off to human bot works will be explored in the session. Bot demo, and code sample will be illustrated throughout the session.

  • TypeScript in Action

    9:00 AM Sunday   Room: Fireside D
    TypeScript continues its growth journey with more and more JavaScript developers and framework authors taking advantage of the excellent tooling and productivity boost that TypeScript provides. In this talk, 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 incrementally for existing and future JavaScript projects. This session will cover some of the latest features of TypeScript 2.x, including future ECMAScript proposals, support for Angular, React/JSX and Node, the state of the art type system capabilities, and how it all comes together to make working and creating things in JavaScript more productive and fun with TypeScript.