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Engineering Elegance: The Secrets of Square's Stack



Bob Lee presents persistence queues, the technology stack, the publish-subscribe pattern and dependency injection as used by


Bob Lee, CTO at Square, is a hands on technical leader, engineering everything from smartphone apps, to DSP algorithms, to embedded firmware, to payments processing infrastructure. Prior to Square, Bob led the development of Android’s core libraries at Google. He created the Jolt award-winning Guice framework. He co-authored “Bitter EJB.” He leads JSR-330, and is a member of JSR-335 and JSR-166.

About the conference

Strange Loop is a multi-disciplinary conference that aims to bring together the developers and thinkers building tomorrow's technology in fields such as emerging languages, alternative databases, concurrency, distributed systems, mobile development, and the web. Strange Loop was created in 2009 by software developer Alex Miller and is now run by a team of St. Louis-based friends and developers under Strange Loop LLC, a for-profit but not particularly profitable venture.

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Nov 15, 2012