Android Articles

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    Open Sourcing Dex Test Parser

    February 10, 2017

    Part of LinkedIn’s 3x3 pipeline for building and releasing mobile applications involves making the cycle for testing changes to the app as fast and reliable as possible. Achieving this goal requires a complete automation pipeline for every step, from code commit to production release and every test in between. This pipeline needed to be fast enough to fit inside...

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    The Functional Reactive Architecture Pattern and Its Application to Android Apps

    November 4, 2016

    LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions team has released two Android apps, the LinkedIn Job Search app and the LinkedIn Students app. Both apps were built leveraging the Functional Reactive Architecture pattern. In this blog post, we will dive into the details of this pattern and discuss how it benefits app developers. In a nutshell, the Functional Reactive Architecture...

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    Open Sourcing Test Butler

    August 4, 2016

    Automated testing is a key component to LinkedIn’s 3x3 strategy for releasing mobile applications. As we developed the new LinkedIn Android app, we found that our tests had a major problem: our testing environment was unreliable, so our tests failed intermittently. We needed a solution that would let us rely on our tests to inform us when there was a problem...

  • Building a Native Video Player Library for Android

    August 2, 2016

    At LinkedIn, we recognize that video has become a popular medium for people to communicate and share information. We recently launched...

  • The LinkedIn Android Data Pipeline

    March 2, 2016

    When we started designing mobile infrastructure for the new LinkedIn flagship mobile app last year, we wanted to completely rethink...

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    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...