02:25 - Julia Evans Introduction

02:52 - Derrick Reimer Introduction

05:25 - SaaS Apps vs Other Web Development Projects

06:18 - Scaling

08:44 - Gathering Feedback

12:01 - How has underlying technology helped and gotten in the way?

15:18 - Choosing Boring Technology

20:49 - Scaling (Cont’d)

29:07 - Strategies to Keep the Application Manageable

31:41 - What makes technology boring and safe to use? Evaluating Technologies

  • “Boringification”

35:43 - Building Something Useful vs Building Something for Entertainment

40:13 - Prioritization

Picks

writegif (Derrick)
RuboCop (Derrick)
htop (Jessica)
Java Concurrency in Practice (Julia)
HOW TO PRONOUNCE GIF! (David)
Teaching a local Ruby class (Avdi)

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