Engineering at Quora with Shreyes Seshasai

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“If an engineer is doing something repeatedly over and over again, their mind is immediately going to jump to that place where it’s like ‘Okay how can I make this faster?’ or ‘How can I save myself time?’”

Quora is a Q&A website where questions are asked, answered, edited and organized by its community of users.

Shreyes Seshasai is the Director of Engineering at Quora.

Questions

  • Is there a false dichotomy between development velocity and code quality?
  • What does it mean to “move fast at average”?
  • How do you incentivize people to automate?
  • Why does Quora engineering not have pre-commit code reviews?
  • How do you handle testing for desktop, iOS and Android?
  • What are Webnode and Livenode?
  • What is the relationship between engineering and design teams at Quora?

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