Ben Vinegar

Hey! I’m Ben Vinegar, VP Engineering at Sentry. I’m also the co-author of Third-party JavaScript, a contributor to O’Reilly’s Beautiful JavaScript, and an occasional conference speaker.

You can find me on Twitter, GitHub, and LinkedIn.


Sentry is an open-source product that helps software development teams become notified of software errors in production, as well as provide powerful tools to triage and debug those errors for quick resolution. Sentry is funded by Accel and NEA, and our users include Uber, Microsoft, Dropbox, and many others.

We’re hiring.

Third-party JavaScript

Released in 2013 by Manning Publications, Third-party JavaScript teaches readers how to build embedded JavaScript applications like widgets and analytics scripts. Co-written with Anton Kovalyov.

Beautiful JavaScript

From 2015, Beautiful JavaScript is a collection of 15 discrete chapters contributed by leading JavaScript programmers like Angus Croll, Jenn Schiffer, and Ariya Hidayat. I contributed a chapter on abusing JavaScript constructors.

Selected blog posts

Selected talks

For my complete speaking history, see my Lanyrd profile.

Contact me

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