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Thursday, October 11 • 2:40pm - 3:10pm
JS Behind the Firewall - Glenn Hinks & Roberto Marte, American Express

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For several years now there has been a quiet revolution going on behind some of the best known financial company firewalls. You will probably just be surprised that these well-known names are even in this space. American Express is more closely aligned with the startup than you think. You would recognize all the current technologies that big enterprise uses. All the current full stack technologies node, react, web pack ... are in use at the big enterprise. Enterprise is quickly moving into the progressive application space. There are many challenges when you have a profitable mature organization. I'm going to discuss the differences between using the current full stack technologies, adopting best practices, using Node.js as your backend, and page performance. Amex is doing its best to turn around the way it works and give back to the community. This is a very new thing for Amex.

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Glenn Hinks

Lead American Express Cardshop, American Express
I graduated in 1991, no google, no iPhones, no www. Things have gotten much better, I started off writing software for fly by wire aircraft, moved into satellite & communications, worked in investments, tried my very best at startups and am still having a wonderful time. For the last... Read More →

Roberto Marte

Card Shop Framework Leader, American Express
Roberto Marte is a long time full stack develop that has made worked on many of the current and previous frameworks. Roberto really enjoys his job and has made many open source contributions. Roberto is currently the American Express Card Shop Framework Leader.

Thursday October 11, 2018 2:40pm - 3:10pm PDT
West Meeting Room 118-120