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Scaling Facebook Engineering
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by David Mortenson on Feb 21, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco Nov 7-11, 2016. Join us!

David Mortenson details how Facebook maintained efficiency while increasing the number of engineers by reducing the n00b time sink, keeping development fast and avoiding unintended consequences.


David Mortenson is an Engineering Manager at Facebook with more than 13 years of experience in software development. Prior to joining Facebook, David was Director of Development at Microsoft for the .Net Framework core platform. David holds a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

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