ETE 2017

Philly ETE 2017 #43 – Serverless Architectures – Mike Roberts

Cloud computing has reduced engineering costs and improved delivery effectiveness drastically over the last decade, but new systems and features can still see lead times of weeks or months even for a prototype release, and operations costs are still often inefficiently managed. Modern approaches in cloud computing, including the new area of serverless architectures, tackle … Read More

Philly ETE 2017 #42 – Avoiding React Performance Pitfalls – Alex Grigoryan

When @WalmartLabs built Electrode, the React/Node.js application platform that powers the customer experience, performance was one of our primary concerns. React’s use of a virtual DOM and support for server-side rendering have earned it a reputation for speed, but in building our platform we encountered several unexpected performance bottlenecks. In this talk, we’ll discuss … Read More

Philly ETE 2017 #36 – Parasitic Programming Languages – David Nolen

With the rise of mature programming language runtimes and vast open source software library ecosystems, designing a programming language and environment from scratch becomes less and less practical from the standpoint of acquiring a user base. Scala and Clojure have demonstrated the power of piggiebacking on the Java Virtual Machine, and the meteoric rise of … Read More