Typesafe CSS-in-JS

Presented by Luke John
Thursday 2:35 p.m.–3:20 p.m. in Green Theatre CB07.02.25
Target audience: Developer

Abstract

Type systems are becoming increasingly popular in the javascript community with leading projects increasingly adopting flow and typescript. Another awesome development in the javascript space has been the rise of css-in-js frameworks. This talk is a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities that arise from typing css-in-js. Luke is one of the leading contributors to the one of the leading css-in-js frameworks `glamorous`, and also is also a downstream consumer of these typings having helped lead it's adoption on Western Australias leading news websites. The challenges and opportunities around typing javascript frameworks that this talk covers should be translatable any javascript and web frameworks.

Presented by

Luke John

Luke is a talented developer with a passion for developing elegant, maintainable solutions using the latest technologies. While a developer at Seven West Media WA Luke helped lead the adoption of css-in-js on Western Australia’s largest news websites - The West Australian and Perth Now. He's a leading contributor to the css-in-js framework glamorous and in particular it's typescript definitions. He's previously been involved with helping run linuxconfau, Perth linux users group and is an active contributor to open source in the web and javascript community.