Software Architecture & Platform SIG: Node.js Deployment at PayPal

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  • Description:
    A case study in how PayPal revitalized its tech stack by moving from Java, JSP and proprietary solutions to node.js and dust.js templating. Developer agility was the primary motivation, but along the way the team had to tackle enterprise culture and teach people that JavaScript is no longer a "toy", but a powerful tool to wield.

    Speaker:  Lenny Markus

    Lenny Markus has been involved in technology over the last 15 years. He's a problem solver at heart and he has spent the last two years at PayPal working on a variety of interesting challenges, trying to find elegant solutions that make life easier for others.  He has led company-wide efforts to evolve the technology stack.

    Besides a strong technological background, he's also completely customer-focused. Understanding who uses the output of his work, how they use it, and how it can be made better for them has always been a core personality trait that allows him to deliver great experiences, time and time again.

    Favorite Quote: "Perfect is the enemy of Done"

     

    Agenda:

    6:30 - 7:00 p.m. Registration/Networking/Refreshments/Pizza

    7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Presentations