John Straw

John Straw
Chief Software Architect, YELLOWPAGES.COM

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John Straw led the development team which pulled off the YELLOWPAGES.COM Big Rewrite.

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Location: Portland Ballroom 253
John Straw (YELLOWPAGES.COM)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 23 ratings)
YELLOWPAGES.COM is the 33rd-largest website in the U.S., handling millions of searches per day. In four months, four developers turned 125,000 lines of Java into 14,000 lines of Ruby and successfully launched a redesigned site. This session discusses the entire process, starting with project management and ending with the technical details of breakneck scaling. Read more.
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