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Hi, my name is Ivan Grekov and I am a frontend developer at Bumble.

Our frontend team’s main responsibilities are to deliver new user interfaces and support existing ones across our different applications, mostly within Badoo and Bumble websites. At a certain point in time, we started working on more projects in parallel and this resulted in our code needing greater reusability/stability. In order to achieve this, we decided to rewrite our React UI-components to TypeScript.

At the start of our project, we had 630 UI-components to convert in different internal UI libraries. I am going to describe how we delivered this project without interrupting feature delivery and organised stage-by-stage onboarding to TypeScript for our UI-engineers, who were new to writing TypeScript. …

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Ivan Grekov

Frontend developer, Bumble

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