Author: bclark

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

Tech Radar at Wayfair

I have just hit the “publish” button on Wayfair’s Tech Radar. This is a manifestation of our commitment to transparently share how we think about the technologies we use to build our systems and applications. We are publicly sharing the exact same version externally that we use to guide internal…

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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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TechJam 2015

Come hang out with us tomorrow, June 11th, from 4 pm to 9 pm, at TechJam. Not to be too transparent, but we’re hiring! We will be at booth 43, bostontechjam@wayfair.com, #btj2015. Steve Conine, Wayfair Founder and CTO, and I will be there, along with a bunch of our colleagues…

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