3:05pm - 3:30pm Tech Talk: Rebuilding Legacy Sites
Wednesday Nov 13 - The Lodge - 3rd Floor
Engineers always want to rewrite everything. On the other hand, rewrites are often a terrible idea and often fail. So when does it actually make sense to do a rewrite, and how do you pull one off successfully? Pinterest engineer Tracy Chou will give a firsthand account of Pinterest's website rewrite, the new web framework their team built in-house for the project, and the data-driven rollout strategy that helped them achieve success on a very ambitious project.