Philly ETE 2017 #4 – Saving Black Friday: Clojure to the Rescue – Alexander Solovyov

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Two years ago it already was one of the largest ecommerce platforms in Ukraine. Built in Python/Django it couldn’t handle any spikes in traffic and was hard to maintain and improve. How do you change a platform on the fly? A tale of Clojure and ClojureScript, its incredible ecosystem and a crazy team which brought bleeding edge technologies on the screens of hundreds of thousands of people.