December 11-12 | Montreal, Canada
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Wednesday, December 11 • 5:20pm - 5:50pm
Oh No! The Robots Have Taken Over! - Christopher Wilcox, Google

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As part of his work, Chris and his team at Google are responsible for managing libraries for 150 APIs across 7 languages. This results in a crushing amount of toil, making it hard at times to both make forward progress and maintain what has been created.

When you own over 70 node repositories you have to get creative. So the team decided to make an army of sorts. An army of screaming, free roaming robots.

Bots can have a freeing effect on your engineering team. Come to hear how embracing automation has let a team of engineers do what they do best and let the toil fall to the machines.

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Christopher Wilcox

Developer Programs Engineer, Google
Chris is a developer at Google in Seattle, WA, USA and works on the Google Cloud Platform Client Libraries team, focusing on dynamic languages and their users. Before joining Google, Chris spent 6 years working on compilers, cloud platforms, and developer tooling for Microsoft. He... Read More →

Wednesday December 11, 2019 5:20pm - 5:50pm EST
  Application Development and APIs