Paul is the PyCharm and WebStorm Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Before that, Paul was a partner at Agendaless Consulting and co-founder of Zope Corporation, taking the first open source application server through $14M of funding. Paul has bootstrapped both the Plone Foundation and the Python Software Foundation. Before that, Paul was an officer in the US Navy, starting www.navy.mil in 1993.
React is the most popular frontend framework and TypeScript is one of the hottest languages. The combination? Common, but barely. With test-driven development? Thin ice.
In this hands-on session we write a simple React counter application in TypeScript. But with a different approach: instead of constantly reloading a browser, we write tests in Jest and only visit the browser as a final step. We also see how to put the WebStorm IDE to work to get the productivity benefits promised by TypeScript.