Princeton Tech Meetup #46 w/ Gad Berger: Developing microservices, the Jet way

Oct 20, 2016 · Princeton, United States of America

Jet.com has over 700 active microservices to help run its e-commerce business. In this talk, Gad will introduce the concept of a microservice, and discuss how they build, deploy, and maintain them at Jet. He will then focus on how you can start incorporating microservices in your organization, based on his experiences at Jet.
6:30 - Arrival - Snacks, Pizza and Networking. 
7:00 - Introduction / Announcements by the organizers. 
7:15 - Keynote Speaker  - Gad Berger: Developing microservices, the Jet way
8:15 - Open-mic to quickly promote your business or broadcast a need that someone in the group might be able to fill. 
8:30 - Wrap-Up 
8:35 - End of formal part of meeting, More Networking
8:45 - Exit Venue and head to After Hours Party 

Gad is a long-time member of Princeton Tech Meetup and presented this topic recently at the Asbury Agile conference. He will have more time this evening to go deeper into the topic and answer more questions.
Gad is a full stack developer on the order management team at Jet.com. His current focus is on a workflow engine that can be used across projects within the order management group. Prior to Jet, Gad worked in Gov Tech to help improve city parking. He also spent his first decade in programming working for Roxio and Technicolor where he helped build DVD players and writers, as well as a myriad of streaming solutions with the H.264 video codec. On his free time, Gad likes to get outdoors with his wife and daughter, play classical guitar, and write silly programs with F# and Python.

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