Stripe's monorepo developer environment

May 23, 2024

https://blog.nelhage.com/post/stripe-dev-environment/

Nelson Elhage's interesting description of the Stripe developer environment circa the late teens.

A key insight is that they used centrally-managed developer environments, at a high friction with local development, in order to smooth the way for onboarding many new developers.

It doesn't seem like a pleasant way to work to me, but it must have been necessary for them.

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