Friday Hacks #81, October 31

Posted on by Joey

Ever written code only to realise later it doesn’t work for some particular case? Find out about some common assumptions developers make and what to do instead!

Date/Time: Friday, October 31 at 6:30pm
Venue: SR3, Town Plaza (Level 2), University Town, NUS
Free pizza is served before the talks.

In Murphy(’s Law) We Trust

Talk Description:

Mark will share about the problems encountered while scaling Viki’s backend. More specifically, the talk will focus on problems caused by assumptions made while writing code (e.g. network, OS, etc).

Speaker Profile

Mark is part of Viki’s Platform team at Viki, responsible for the backend serving Viki’s various clients (iOS, Android, Web). While maintaining systems behind Viki API, he realized there are false assumptions software engineers tend to make, and seeks to point them out before it’s too late.

Supported by:

NUS Enterprise

The HANGAR by NUS Enterprise — the campus hub for entrepreneurs.

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