JavaScript + PayPal = ❤️

The role of JavaScript at PayPal

Kent C. Dodds


wife, 4 kids, & a dog

PayPal, Inc.

Please Stand...

if you are able ❤️ ♿️

What this talk is

  • How JS got here?
  • Where are we now?
  • Where are we going?
  • How do we get there?


How did NodeJS get to PayPal?

Bill Scott

Erik Toth


Jeff Harrell

Poornima Venkatakrishnan

Hoa Doan Klein

Where are we with JavaScript at PayPal?

JS by the numbers

In our enterprise GitHub, we have:

  • 7,064 JS Repositories
  • 8,108 ESLint config files
  • 1,334 Babel config files
  • 236,167 package.json files

Why are we using JavaScript so much?

I prefer JavaScript and steer the team towards it because we have a community in the company to help with problems.

Randall Straka

Where do we want to go with JS at PayPal?

(Native 📺 📱 ⌚️)

How do we get to where we want to go?

You tell me.

Thank you!


By Kent C. Dodds


JavaScript + PayPal = ❤️

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