Laura Thomson

Laura Thomson
Senior Director of Engineering, Mozilla Corporation

Laura Thomson is a Senior Engineering Manager at Mozilla Corporation. She works with the Webtools team, which is responsible for the Firefox Crash Reporting system and other developer tools.

Laura is the co-author of “PHP and MySQL Web Development” and “MySQL Tutorial”. She is a veteran speaker at Open Source conferences world wide.


Tools and Techniques
Location: E145 Level: Intermediate
Laura Thomson (Mozilla Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 20 ratings)
Deployment can be a real bugbear for many web developers. From building something easy to deploy and manage; to coming up with a repeatable, consistent process; to continuous deployment…deployment can keep you up at night for months on end. In this talk I'll go through how to get better at deployment, best practices, and lessons learned. Read more.
Location: E144 Level: Intermediate
Laura Thomson (Mozilla Corporation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.39, 18 ratings)
As your team grows and your projects become more complex, you're going to need a certain amount of process. In this talk I'll explain how to add enough engineering management to be effective without driving engineers crazy. Read more.
Location: Expo Hall (Table 3) Level:
Laura Thomson (Mozilla Corporation)


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