Jeremy Likness is an experienced entrepreneur and technology executive who has successfully helped ship commercial enterprise software for 20 years. He specializes in catalyzing growth, developing ideas and creating value through delivering software in technical enterprises. His roles as business owner, technology executive and hands-on developer provided unique opportunities to directly impact the bottom line of multiple businesses by helping them grow and increase their organizational capacity while improving operational efficiency. He has worked with several initially small companies like Manhattan Associates and AirWatch before they grew large and experienced their transition from good to great while helping direct vision and strategy to embrace changing technology and markets. Jeremy is currently the director of application development at Atlanta-based technology solutions firm iVision. Jeremy is the author of one fitness book, four technical books and a seven-year Microsoft MVP. He is a vegan crossfit athlete who loves hiking and shooting pool.
Angular 2.0 is close to production ready release. Initially the community was in an uproar over the lack of backwards compatibility, but that has changed in recent months with the release of version 1.5 and several modules including ngUpgrade. In this talk, Jeremy Likness discusses the differences between major production versions of Angular, the options for migrating your apps to 2.0, and demonstrates how to get your apps back into the future with the tools that are available today.
Leveraging the Angular-CLI, Jeremy demonstrates hands on why Angular 2 and TypeScript are effective tools for building modern single page web applications. Learn how easily it is to get a new application started, understand the template binding syntax, discover how dependency injection works, and explore re-usable components, directives, and behaviors in this in-depth, hands-on talk.