Unleashing the Kraken

DevconTLV Summit Conference, Thursday, June 5, 2014, 09:45

Scaling Node applications from prototyping stacks to production can be very difficult as there is a big lack of conventions and best practices that work across companies and even communities. In this talk Tim will be showcasing his favourite 4 modules of KrakenJS – a thin convention layer on top of Express – which helped PayPal pushing out Node apps.

Learn some key findings that PayPal made when working on Node and how we structured the introduction of it into our existing infrastructure. Being more efficient, needing less people working on projects and being way more responsive than classical apps Node and Kraken have become PayPal's favourite stack.

Kraken at DevCon TLV from Tim Messerschmidt

As a long time mobile and web developer, Tim channels his knowledge and experience as PayPal's Lead Developer Evangelist in EMEA.

He is passionate about startups and serves as mentor at multiple incubators and accelerators. Prior joining PayPal Tim used to work with Neofonie Mobile and Samsung focussing on several mobile projects. In his spare time, he leads and creates training classes in all sorts of developer-oriented topics,

contributes to Open Source projects and is one of the authors of the Mobile Developer's Guide to the Galaxy, as well as numerous articles published in print magazines.

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