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Ryan Smith
Engineer, Heroku

Website | @ryandotsmith

My educational background consists of Computer Science and Mathematics. I have contributed to projects like: ActiveMerchant, Gemcutter and others. These days I am crafting code on the API Team at Heroku. Each day I am solving problems using parallel algorithms and cloud infrastructure. I believe this to be a fundamental concept in modern web development and thus I have a passion for teaching other developers how to best apply this concept.

For more information, please visit my website: http://ryandotsmith.heroku.com

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Location: Ballroom III
Ryan Smith (Heroku)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 34 ratings)
A deep look into 2 common performance problems web developers face. We will consider these problems and then I will show solutions to these problems. From here we can generalize the solution into a pattern I call: The Worker Pattern. Read more.