Last Push to Production
8 hours ago
We don't have a release cycle, we have a deploy button.
We deploy code to production frequently, quickly, and safely. We invest time in our testing infrastructure and continuous deployment environment because it's the only way we can deliver dozens of changes to our site each day with the confidence expected of a trusted financial institution.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
At Wealthfront, we believe that all code should look like it was written by the same person. In practice, that means that across our frontend stack we enforce consistent patterns, follow code style guidelines, and use the same technologies. This enables engineers to easily contribute to projects they have never worked on before by reducing […]
Friday, August 12, 2016
Here at Wealthfront we have many offline computations running in Spark. In some cases, small changes have caused a job to slow down dramatically, and other times, the size of the input may be growing and causing the job runtime to quickly increase. We normally check pipeline runtimes manually to make sure jobs are running […]
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Note: D3 4.0 has been released, but we haven’t upgraded to it yet, so the syntax in the code examples below is written for D3 3.x. However, the same ideas should hold for the newer version. If you’ve ever attempted to write unit tests for D3.js code, you’ve undoubtedly noticed some pain points. Many are due […]
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
As evidenced by our previous blog post, Statistics is Eating the World, data is at the very center of Wealthfront’s values. At Wealthfront, fields ranging from research, analytics to marketing, client services, human resources and even employee productivity all heavily rely on data in their decision makings. Such a variety of data sources and requirements need […]
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