February 27th, 2014

AWS User Group Meetup

This week, Yext hosted the NYC AWS User Group to discuss techniques enabling migration applications to AWS. Education technology company Knewton, had their own unique perspective on the topic and joined in on the presentation. We started the evening with drinks and networking. One of the guests was overheard joking about our idea of “light refreshments.” At Yext, […]

October 25th, 2013

Yext and Go

The engineering team at Yext is working with a new and exciting programming language called Go. We last hosted the Go community at the Yext HQ when one of the senior members of our engineering team, Rob Figueiredo (AKA RobFig), presented on a framework he created. On October 21st, we opened our doors once again to […]

September 30th, 2013

ICBM Build System Launch Celebration

The Yext engineering team celebrated their first substantial contribution to the open source community with a talk and open house.  You can read more about the build system Ilia’s Crazy Build Machine in our more technical blog post. We had over 90 RSVPs for the event, and a great turnout of software engineers, systems engineers […]

August 15th, 2013

An Evening with Yext and NYC Hacker Union

On Thursday, August 8, the Yext engineering team welcomed 100 software developers, hackers, and innovators as we hosted the NYC Hacker Union for a Hacker Forum at our Madison Square Park HQ. NYC Hacker Union organizer, Brandon Diamond, and Sean MacIsaac, CTO at Yext, welcomed the crowd and kicked off the event. The topic for […]

July 17th, 2013

Revel Demo

We recently held an event at our office to demo Revel, a web framework for the language Go. Created by Yext Software Engineer, Rob Figueiredo, Revel is a high productivity web framework that makes Go easier to use and faster to build web applications on. Revel provides routing, parameter parsing, validation, session/flash, templating, caching, job running, […]

June 19th, 2013

CMU Meetup at Yext

Yext recently hosted a Meetup for Carnegie Mellon University Alumni from the Computer Science and Business programs. We had a blast connecting our engineering team, which includes of many CMU grads, with the greater CMU community in NYC. Until next time! Yext gear for attendees Our CEO, Howard Lerman Event organizers and Yext CTO, Sean […]