David Pollak

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David Pollak

Lift Web Framework


David Pollak has been writing commercial software since 1977. He wrote the first real-time spreadsheet and the worlds highest performance spreadsheet engine. Since 1996, David has been using and devising web development tools. As CTO of CMP Media, David oversaw the first large-scale deployment of WebLogic. David was CTO and VPE at Cenzic, a web application security company. David has also developed numerous commercial projects in Ruby on Rails.

In 2007, David founded the Lift Web Framework open source project. Lift is an expressive and elegant framework for writing web applications. Lift stresses the importance of security, maintainability, scalability and performance, while allowing for high levels of developer productivity. Lift open source software licensed under an Apache 2.0 license.

David is a consultant in San Francisco and works on Lift-based projects including Buy a Feature and ESME.

Open Source Bridge 2010

Proposals for this user

* Dealing the scaling: Goat Rodeo

Join David Pollak, Goat Rodeo's founder, to learn more about how to model your applications using the Goat so that your app can scale from the developers desktop to production to planet-scale without change to the app logic.
Hacks 2010-03-15 21:11:25 +0000
David Pollak

* Lift tips and tricks

See @harryh's 5 line lazy-loading snippet, all the code you need to guard against replay attacks/XSRF, and building real-time web apps in Lift
Cooking 2010-03-15 20:49:08 +0000
David Pollak

Open Source Bridge 2009

Sessions for this user

* Introduction to Lift

Build real-time interactive applications using the Lift Web Framework
David Pollak