Friday Hacks #173, April 5

Posted on by Hao Wei

Date/Time: Friday, April 5 at 6:30pm
Venue: Seminar Room 5, Level 2, Town Plaza, University Town, NUS
Free pizza is served before the talks.
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From a monolith, rewriting Soompi’s backend

Talk Description:

Soompi is one of the world’s largest forums for K-Pop related news. We explore how its backend was rewritten from a monolithic model.

Speaker Profile

Weiyuan is a Full Stack Engineer in Viki’s Web team.

He has worked with the company in developing and maintaining services for Soompi’s publication platform using GKE, as well as other company level efforts to migrate other services into GCP. He is also directly involved in developing the main Viki client service, and the Chromecast receiver application for the integration between the Google Chromecast device and the company’s mobile applications.

Scraping Carousell: Scraping server-side rendered React apps

Talk Description:

We discuss a different way to scrape React apps that appears to be less common: parsing the React state.

Speaker Profile

Dexter is a Singapore Polytechnic student studying Information Technology. His interests lie in backend development.

Supported by:

NUS Enterprise

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

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