Android Articles

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    Building a blazingly fast Android app, Part 2

    January 7, 2020

    Monitor, profile, optimize, and ramp. This is the cycle of performance operations that we rely on to improve our Android app. Part 1 of this blog series covered monitoring and profiling — monitoring gives us the “true north” of optimizations to make data-driven decisions, while profiling helps us pinpoint the areas of opportunity. In part 2, we will look at...

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    Building a blazingly fast Android app, Part 1

    December 23, 2019

    Defined as the speed at which an app loads and responds to a member, app performance is critical to an app’s success. When an app responds slowly to a member interaction, it’s an unsatisfactory experience. In order to maintain a reliable and consistent member experience, we have a dedicated performance engineering team to monitor and troubleshoot performance...

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    LiTr: A lightweight video/audio transcoder for Android

    December 19, 2019

    If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then what about a video?  In 2017, we launched video sharing to give our members the ability to share video content on the feed via the LinkedIn mobile app or a web browser. When posting a video from an Android device, the member could either record it using their device camera app or pick an existing video from the gallery...

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    Evaluating Language Adoption At Scale

    August 20, 2019

    When adopting a new language at scale, there are many different factors to consider because things can change dramatically. For many,...

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    Open Sourcing our Day View UI Library for Making Meetings...

    March 21, 2019

    Co-authors: Greg Lundien, Akif Hossain, Daniel Hsu, and Hannah Cutler   Our members leverage LinkedIn Messenger for a number of use...

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    Creating Accessible Android Products at LinkedIn

    April 11, 2017

    This post provides an overview of how I began the journey to improve accessibility in LinkedIn’s Android apps. I spent the last year...