iOS Articles

  • Open-Sourcing LayoutKit

    June 28, 2016

    Fast performance is a key feature of LinkedIn’s mobile applications. So when we first released the new LinkedIn iOS app, and we learned that our members were experiencing noticeable delays when viewing certain profiles, we immediately investigated the issue to find a solution. Performance profiling revealed that the main thread was spending a significant amount...

  • Swift at LinkedIn

    Introducing LinkedIn’s Official Swift Style Guide

    June 22, 2016

    Code review is one of the most fundamental aspects of a successful software engineering team. Some of the goals of code review include ensuring correct functionality and best practices, providing a forum for positive and constructive feedback, creating broader exposure of the codebase for developers, and ensuring code readability and consistency. By ensuring the...

  • LinkedIn App Ratings

    LinkedIn Listens: A Better Way to Prompt for Member Feedback

    June 16, 2016

    LinkedIn takes its members’ opinions seriously. We are always looking for ways to creatively solicit member feedback. Sometimes we do so proactively by asking focus groups for early opinions on upcoming products, and at other times we request feedback from the very top of our leadership organization. You may have noticed, for example, that our CEO, Jeff Weiner,...

  • Keeping Immutable Models Consistent

    April 27, 2016

    When we rewrote the LinkedIn flagship app last year, we decided to use immutable models everywhere because of the many benefits that...

  • Upgrade Testing on iOS: Keeping up with 3x3

    April 15, 2016

    Our newly introduced 3x3 release cadence is an effort to keep up in the fast-paced world of native apps where increasing consumer...

  • Getting to Know Kamilah Taylor

    April 12, 2016

    LinkedIn wouldn't be the company it is today without the engineers who built it. We have no shortage of talented individuals in...