Meet the Bots That Review and Write Snippets of Facebook’s Code

Sapienz and SapFix are automated tools that Facebook now uses to find and fix problems across all of the company’s apps Facebook’s Getafix tool serves up templates for how to fix common coding errors to its SapFix system, which then recommends solutions to developers. A null pointer exception is like having the address to a […]

Automating Datacenter Operations at Dropbox

Switch provisioning at Dropbox is handled by a Pirlo component called the TOR Starter. The TOR Starter is responsible for validating and configuring switches in our datacenter server racks, PoP server racks, and at the different layers of our datacenter fabric that connect racks in the same facility together. Writing the TOR Starter on top […]