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01 April 2011 - Upcoming Etsy Engineering Talks
Laura Beth Denker will be speaking at PHPCon in Nashville, April 22nd where she asks the question “Is It Handmade Code If You Use Power Tools?”. Learn how Etsy is using, abusing, and extending PHPUnit, and Hudson/Jenkins to allow 40 deploys in a single day, passing a battery of 5000+ tests. Learn more. Gregg Donovan […]
31 March 2011 - Live stream of “Moving Fast at Scale”
Hi folks. Here’s the recording of the live stream of our talks. Jump to the one-minute mark for the actual beginning of the talk. Thanks to everyone for coming!
19 March 2011 - Moving Fast at Scale: the slides, and a reprise in NYC
Wow. We had SO MUCH FUN doing the “Moving Fast at Scale” microconference in Austin for SXSW. We got some really awesome feedback on the talks. A huge thanks to the 200+ folks who showed up for the talks and to hang out with us on a beautiful spring afternoon in Austin. Here’s a panorama […]
29 October 2010 - Handmade Code Contest Update–Finalists have been selected!
Note: This is the third update to the original post from September 15th. Four finalists in each category (buyer tools, seller tools, mobile) have been notified and the final round of judging is underway to determine who will win the three $5,000 grand prizes and the five $500 “honorable hacks.” We appreciate your patience and will announce […]
05 October 2010 - Sebastian Bergmann (author of PHPUnit) at Etsy on October 7
Sebastian Bergmann, author of PHPUnit, will be visiting Etsy this Thursday, October 7th. He’ll be giving a talk on the State of PHP Quality Assurance, including an overview of PHP code quality and static analysis tools. PHPUnit is the test harness of choice for PHP developers all over the world. It has great support for […]
21 September 2010 - Etsy API Handmade Code Contest: Update #2 – Judging is happening!
Etsy is sponsoring its first-ever application contest. To enter, create a new and fully functional application using the exciting new features in Etsy’s API v2. Your app should fall within the broad categories of Buyer Tools, Seller Tools or Mobile.
08 June 2010 - Fred Brooks (author of Mythical Man-Month) at Etsy on June 14
Fred Brooks was awesome! Here are a couple of links to blog posts by folks who were there: Fred Brooks at Etsy on Software Development and Collaboration Geek Rockstar Fred Brooks on Design Original post announcing the talk below: When I talk with technologists (and we are hiring, so I do a lot these days!), […]
01 June 2010 - Join us for Etsy SF cocktails and crafting (June 10)
Etsy is opening a new engineering office in San Francisco (interested?), and we want to get to know our neighbors. Having spent most of my ten years in the Bay Area working South of Market before joining Etsy in Brooklyn, I’m looking forward to being back in the neighborhood more frequently (Mexico au Parc, anyone?) […]