Building a platform from open source at Yahoo!

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Excerpt

Join us for a case study on using open source tools to build a platform for enterprise web applications with symfony. The focus of this session will be on how Yahoo! has built web applications that scale with open source tools.

Description

Join us for a case study on using open source tools to build a platform for enterprise web applications with symfony. The focus of this session will be on how Yahoo! has built web applications that scale with open source tools. Find out what worked and what didn’t when building scalable web applications with the symfony framework.

  • Why symfony?
  • symfony vs ysymfony
  • Social Search: Delicious and Answers
  • YOS: Developer Tool & Application Platform
  • Internal Tools: Customer Care + Dashboards
  • The Platform + Components
  • Yahoo! symfony Plugins
  • Developer Tools – YUI3, YQL, Design Patterns, etc

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    Biography

    Dustin Whittle is a Developer Evangelist for Yahoo’s Open Strategy. When he is not advocating Yahoo’s Open Stack, he helps develop it through his work on the Yahoo! Developer Network and Yahoo! Application Platform. Prior to his work helping create an open Yahoo!, he has contributed to Yahoo! Answers and Delicious. When not focused on Yahoo!, he is an active open source contributor for the symfony project and is a regular speaker at technical conferences around the world.