Author: bclark

Ben Clark is the Chief Architect of Wayfair. You can follow him on Twitter @clarkjacker.

Dan Milstein at ReDev tomorrow

Wayfair Engineering’s own Dan Milstein (@danmil) is giving an afternoon keynote tomorrow called “Reality is a Worthy Opponent” at MassTLC’s ReDev, which looks packed with great technical talks. It’s at MIT’s Samberg Conference Center in Cambridge, MA. If you’re in town, check it out! Registration (paid) here. [Ed: And the…

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Tungsten in the news

There’s a great interview with our own Matt DeGennaro by Paul Krill of Infoworld that came out a few days ago. The topic is Tungsten.js, our awesome framework that ‘lights up’ the DOM with fast, virtual-DOM-based updates, React-style, and can be integrated with Backbone.js and pretty much whatever other framework…

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Wayfair Labs in the news

Scott Kirsner has a terrific piece about tech talent wars in Boston, that was in Beta Boston on Friday, and then in the print edition of the Boston Globe on Sunday, October 26th. It features Wayfair Labs, which is our hiring and onboarding program for level 1 engineers in most…

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Announcing Tungstenjs

Matt DeGennaro and Andrew Rota of our Javascript team recently spoke at the BostonJS meetup on a library we have written called Tungstenjs, which we have opensourced today. It takes the fast-virtual-dom-update idea from React.js and makes it usable with other frameworks, including Backbone.js. It ships with a Backbone adapter….

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