Android Articles

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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, choosing a language can arguably rely on personal preference, but at LinkedIn, we have a Foundation team tasked with evaluating the impact of such fundamental technical decisions. Recently, we underwent the process of evaluating...

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    Open Sourcing our Day View UI Library for Making Meetings Easier

    March 21, 2019

    Co-authors: Greg Lundien, Akif Hossain, Daniel Hsu, and Hannah Cutler   Our members leverage LinkedIn Messenger for a number of use cases, and oftentimes a scheduling component is an important piece of the interaction. A few examples include: A student who wants to schedule time to chat with a graduate from his or her school for career advice. A freelancer who...

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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 leading this effort as a member of our Accessibility Team. Hopefully, this post will inspire others with ideas for how to help make your own Android applications accessible and inclusive. LinkedIn’s core vision is to create...

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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...

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    The Functional Reactive Architecture Pattern and Its...

    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...

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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...