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Reflective Metatesting. Protecting You from Yourself and Everybody Else.

November 16, 2016

Infrastructure projects often take user-defined configuration classes as input. I’ve worked on several during my tenure at Wealthfront. You cannot trust the validity of these configurations, even if you wrote them yourself. A pattern I’ve grown to love is writing JUnit tests that use reflection to gather all the input classes to run a suite… Read more

Advice for the Transition from College to Industry

September 29, 2015

The transition from college to industry came with quite a few surprises and lessons. Reflecting back on own my experience, I want to share a few insights I’ve gained. Additionally I want to share habits I formed during my undergraduate that transitioned well, as well as those that required significant changes in order to assimilate… Read more

Joining Wealthfront as a new college graduate

September 13, 2013

The First Day On my first day as a backend engineer at Wealthfront I received an overview of our architecture by one of our engineers. During the overview I realized I would be working with several technologies and flow patterns with which I was completely unfamiliar. Fortunately for me, Wealthfront was forward thinking in choosing… Read more