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

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

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