Mobile Articles

  • mobilecrash1

    Mobile Crash Reporting at LinkedIn

    May 4, 2017

    Let’s start this post with a little history. In November 2015, the mobile team was looking for a solution that would give a good picture of how LinkedIn apps performed with respect to crashes. We had an internal tool to visualize crash data, but the UX was not good enough to help developers fix crashes and did not have adequate information to gauge the impact of...

  • feature1

    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...

  • bluepill1

    Open Sourcing Bluepill: Run iOS Tests in Multiple Simulators

    January 18, 2017

    Testing is a key component of LinkedIn’s 3x3 strategy. As we continue improving our iOS continuous delivery pipeline, we are faced with two major obstacles—tooling stability and scalability. We needed a tool to run iOS UI tests both reliably and quickly. For this reason, we created a project, called Bluepill, that we are open sourcing today. Bluepill is a...

  • livetesting1

    Pemberly at LinkedIn

    December 2, 2016

    Coauthors: Sarah Clatterbuck, Mark Pascual, Chad Hietala, Eugene O’Neill When setting out to re-imagine our flagship app and desktop...

  • Tracking1

    Engineering Infrastructure at Scale: Test Tracking

    November 14, 2016

    This blog series describes the engineering infrastructure (technologies, processes, tools, and culture) that enables several hundred...

  • LinkedIn Android MyStuff View

    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...