Paul Miles


Paul Miles works for NPR’s Digital Media division as the Software Development Manager. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Clarkson University and an M.S. in Computer Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. When he isn’t busy dabbling with side programming projects, he enjoys hiking and tasty microbrews.

My Sessions

(Keynote) Cruft to Class: NPR’s 15-year Journey with PHP


NPR.org launched using PHP in November 2001. Our website and product offerings have certainly evolved, but take a peek under the hood and you’ll find a large, cruft-filled monolithic codebase that has grown exponentially over the years. Come behind the scenes with us and learn about NPR’s past and current struggles to modernize and tame […]