Developer Productivity Articles

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    Building a more intuitive and streamlined search experience

    April 22, 2021

    Co-authors: Rashmi Jain and Sonali Bhadra Search on LinkedIn is an essential part of our members’ experience, with more than 44% of members who visit the site each week performing at least one search. We’re continually working to improve that experience and recently introduced a new streamlined and intuitive search experience that brings together people, jobs,...

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    How LinkedIn turned to real-time feedback for developer tooling

    January 12, 2021

    Over the last year, we have been using real-time feedback to evolve our tooling and provide a more productive experience for LinkedIn's developers. It’s helped us double our feedback participation, and more importantly, better tailor our recommendations and improvements. For any engineering organization looking to improve developer experiences, the following...

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    How LinkedIn scales compatibility testing

    October 28, 2020

    Co-authors: Nima Dini and Dan Sully Introduction LinkedIn has 12,000 Multirepo codebases, referred to as multiproducts, which represent individual software components developed by our engineering team across the globe. Every day, thousands of code changes are pushed through our Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline. Our ecosystem is rapidly evolving and we have...

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    Production testing with dark canaries

    September 10, 2020

    The internet software industry has moved away from long development cycles and dedicated quality assurance (QA) stages, toward a...

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    How LinkedIn handles merging code in high-velocity...

    April 30, 2020

    Editor's note: This blog has been updated. The product ecosystem at LinkedIn is vast, and managing its infrastructure can be daunting....

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    Building with agility for our members in times of need

    April 23, 2020

    The needs of our members and customers have evolved rapidly in recent weeks, and we’ve been focused on evolving alongside them to meet...