Nathan Herald

Wunderlist Realtime Sync (Microsoft)

Designing, building, and maintaining distributed systems is Nathan's focus. He worked on Wunderlist's realtime sync and now works for Microsoft. He also works on a realtime file sharing application on the side.

Past Activities

Nathan Herald
Code BEAM STO 2018
01 Jun 2018
10.35 - 11.20

Stateful webhooks: what are they good for?

Webhooks are super powerful to connect desperate services, what can we do when webhook functions have memory? How does one persist state in a distributed webhooks system?

Let's walk through some examples and then build a game live.


To walk someone of any skill level through the main problems to consider when dealing with state, to showcase a new idea and get feedback from the audience, and to have fun using elixir and javascript for live coding.