Chad Hietala

Posts by Chad Hietala

  • melanie1

    Getting to Know Melanie Sumner

    October 25, 2018

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the company. They are the ones who create, build, and maintain our platform, tools, and features—as well as write posts for this blog. In this series, we feature some of the people and personalities that make...

  • Glimmer2.2

    Glimmer: Blazing Fast Rendering for Ember.js, Part 2

    June 28, 2017

    Co-authors: Chad Hietala and Sarah Clatterbuck   Editor’s note: This is a continuation of a two-part series about the Glimmer Virtual Machine used in Ember.js for rendering. The previous post looked at how the AoT compiler stack allowed us to drastically reduce the payload size of all Ember applications by moving to a JSON-based wire format instead of an...

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    Glimmer: Blazing Fast Rendering for Ember.js, Part 1

    March 16, 2017

    Coauthors: Chad Hietala and Sarah Clatterbuck At LinkedIn, we use Ember.js as our client-side web application framework. This is part of the larger Pemberly architecture we employ. Historically, native applications have had a large advantage over web applications in terms of not only technical capabilities, but also in their ability to drive engagement due to...