Scaling TweetDeck's frontend

A session at JSIst: Istanbul JavaScript Conference

Sunday 28th September, 2014

9:00am to 9:40am (IMT)

Scale can mean a lot of things. Twitter has many different challenges of scale, including massive data sets; millions of daily users; billions of API requests. To handle this scale, Twitter engineers write a lot of code; which leads to more scale, and often more complexity.

Andy works on the front-end code for TweetDeck, a complex single page application for Twitter power users. What are the challenges of scale that come with complex, browser-based, JavaScript applications? And what are some of the things that the teams at Twitter do to manage this complexity and scale in a front-end codebase? What tooling and methodology helps keep the application reliable, performant, and maintainable?

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Andy Hume

Engineering at Brandwatch. Formerly Twitter, Guardian, Clearleft, Microsoft, Multimap.

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Time 9:00am9:40am IMT

Date Sun 28th September 2014


Main Conference Room, Koç Üniversitesi, Hemşirelik Yüksek Okulu

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