• My Experience Speaking At The Swift Summit

    February 5, 2016

    Almost a year ago now, I gave my first talk. It was last February at a Papers We Love meetup group in San Francisco. By November, I was speaking at the Swift Summit. It was two days long with 250 attendees and 24 great speakers from all over the world. It was an extremely rewarding experience. If you're thinking about taking the plunge into public speaking, it's not as terrifying as you may think. Getting into speaking Last year, I taught myself how to develop for the iOS...

  • Getting to Know Karthikeyan Margam

    Getting to Know Karthikeyan Margam

    February 4, 2016

    Talent is LinkedIn’s number one operating priority and we have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. These are the folks who create, build and maintain our platform, tools and features — as well as write the posts for this blog. Here, we are featuring some of the people and personalities that make LinkedIn great. Karthikeyan Margam, a Senior Test Engineer, is part of the Content Experience test team and is currently working with the New York...

  • Android UI tests running in parallel on multiple emulators

    3x3: Speeding Up Mobile Releases

    February 3, 2016

    LinkedIn recently released Project Voyager, our codename for the new version of our flagship application for Android, iOS, and mobile web. Voyager is the result of more than a year of product development work by over 250 engineers. We took the opportunity to rethink the LinkedIn experience from the ground up, not only from a product perspective, but on the engineering side as well. Before Voyager, we released the LinkedIn app once per month. Prior to each release, we picked a...

  • Project Falco

    Project Falco: Decoupling Switching Hardware and Software

    February 1, 2016

    Three years ago we had a serious latency problem with applications inside our data centers. We were not scaling our network infrastructure to meet the...

  • Using Nested Data in Hive, Apple Interfaces and Other Must Reads

    February 1, 2016

    The beauty of the LinkedIn’s Pulse platform is that it gives professionals a way to share their personal opinions about topical professional news and...

  • WIT Speed Mentoring

    Women in Tech: Mentoring at Velocity

    January 28, 2016

    Mentoring plays a crucial part in everyone’s personal and professional life. Men and women professionals alike can benefit from having someone to look up...