Petitions: Signature Counting through the Ages

On 10th December 2019 at Makers Academy as part of LWP December: doing good on the web

A history of how signature counting on the UK Petitions website has developed over the years to cope with the ever increasing scale required. From an initial specification of 10,000 per hour to the current level of 200,000 per hour see how popular petitions have affected the techniques we use and how we've learned from our failures.

Session video

Presented by

Andrew White

CTO of Unboxed


Andrew is the CTO of Unboxed and an long-serving member of the Ruby of Rails community having been a contributor since 2007 and a core team member since 2012.


LWP December: doing good on the web


10th December 2019

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