Having worked on Bazel-adjacent systems at Google for 10 years, Alex is passionate about maximizing developer productivity via toolchain ergonomics, refined developer experience, and expert tooling.
As a world-class Bazel expert, Alex is well known throughout the Bazel community. He has presented on Bazel, Angular, and Google Cloud Platform at conferences such as AngularMIX, ng-conf, and BazelCon.
Since graduating magna cum laude in computer science from Harvard in 2001, Alex has made important contributions to open source and Bazel, including:
- migrating the Angular project to TypeScript.
- making TypeScript an official Google language.
- migrating Angular to Build&Test with Bazel
In his free time, Alex enjoys hiking through the redwoods and making pancake breakfasts for his family.
Talks I've Given
Bazel eXchange Panel: Day 1
Featuring Alexei Drake, Jason Dobies, Alex Eagle and Andreas Herrmann
Join us at the end of Day 1 of Bazel eXchange for this panel hosted by Andreas Herrmann from TWEAG.
Andreas will be joined by a selection of the days speakers for a virtual panel exploring a variety of topics that are front of mind for teams working within the Bazel build community.software-development bazel
Featuring Alex Eagle
During this session, Alex will be talking about aspectrulesjs, a new Bazel rule set that replaces most of rules_nodejs with a radically simpler and more node-idiomatic way to fetch minimal npm packages and lay them out for runtime resolution.software-development aspect-rules-js nodejs bazel