Figma Engineering with Abhi Mathur

Figma is a cloud-based design and product development platform that is widely used in UI and UX work. It allows users to collaborate in real-time, a key feature that has helped drive its popularity. Figma is an impressive engineering feat, in part because of how far it pushes what’s possible in a web browser.

Abhi Mathur is the VP of Platform Engineering at Figma. He joins the show today to talk about his path to Figma, architecture, scaling, team organization, and more.

Josh Goldberg is an independent full time open source developer in the TypeScript ecosystem. He works on projects that help developers write better TypeScript more easily, most notably on typescript-eslint: the tooling that enables ESLint and Prettier to run on TypeScript code. Josh regularly contributes to open source projects in the ecosystem such as ESLint and TypeScript. Josh is a Microsoft MVP for developer technologies and the author of the acclaimed Learning TypeScript (O’Reilly), a cherished resource for any developer seeking to learn TypeScript without any prior experience outside of JavaScript. Josh regularly presents talks and workshops at bootcamps, conferences, and meetups to share knowledge on TypeScript, static analysis, open source, and general frontend and web development.

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