Why we released the kraken

Why we released the kraken

My talk at Devoxx UK 2014

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Cristiano Betta

October 01, 2014
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    Changing the way we work • CSS, HTML and even

    JS in Java • Later replaced by JSP for templating • Open Source Stack • Bootstrap for frontend • JavaScript templating via Dust • Project Delorean: V8 in PayPal’s C++ stack • Rhino: JS for PayPal’s Java stack
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    Results • Team sizes decreased • Doubled requests per second

    • 35% decrease in average response time • Lines of code shrunk by factor 3 to 5 • Increased development pace • Full stack JS investment