17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK

Patterns and practices for real-world, functional, event-driven microservices

Rachel Reese (Jet.com)
14:25–15:05 Monday, 17/10/2016
Location: Sandringham Level: Beginner
Average rating: ***..
(3.20, 5 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand why functional programming and microservices are a natural fit through examples from Jet.com


Jet.com, an ecommerce startup competing with Amazon, is a heavy user of F# and has based its architecture around Azure-based event-driven functional microservices. Over the last several months, Jet has schooled itself on what works and what doesn’t for F# and microservices. Rachel Reese walks you through the lessons Jet has learned on its way to developing the platform.

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Rachel Reese


Rachel Reese is a longtime software engineer and math geek who can often be found talking to random strangers about the joys of functional programming and F#. Rachel currently works for Jet.com in New York City. She has helped run the Nashville F# User group, @NashFSharp, and the Burlington, Vermont, functional programming user group, @VTFun. She’s also an ASPInsider, an F# MVP, a Xamarin MVP, a community enthusiast, one of the founding @lambdaladies, and a Rachii. You can find her on her blog, Rachelree.se.