NYC Engineering Articles

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    Post Inspector: A Tool to Optimize Content Sharing

    June 19, 2018

    The Content Ingestion team at LinkedIn primarily focuses on discovering content across the web and ingesting it into the LinkedIn content ecosystem. Not only do we ingest content whenever a member shares a URL, but we also proactively search for interesting content that our members could enjoy. Given the team’s focus, we’ve created a tool—called Post...

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    Scaling Collective Code Ownership with Code Reviews

    June 13, 2018

    Recently, I gave a presentation at SCNA 2018 about scaling collective code ownership in the LinkedIn Flagship product engineering organization. In this presentation I talked about the relationship between code ownership and the quality of the code, as well as the modern code review process and how it’s practiced at LinkedIn. I based this presentation on...

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    The Growth of the NYC Engineering Office

    May 31, 2018

    NYC Engineering team outing   At a recent engineering show-and-tell in our offices in the Empire State Building, while I watched demos of a new prototype from one of our backend infrastructure teams and learned about the latest creative tools for video, it hit me. We’d done it. We have quietly built, in New York City, a full-capacity R&D organization capable of...

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    Lighter than Lightweight: How We Built the Same App Twice...

    March 12, 2018

    The beauty of the web is that there is no “install” step. Someone, somewhere taps a link to your site, and moments later it appears...

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    NYC Engineering: Making Strides to Encourage More Women in ...

    February 7, 2018

    Co-authors: Stephanie Killian and Nikolai Avteniev   LinkedIn’s vision is to create economic opportunity. Many of us across the...

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    Ember Timer Leaks: The Bad Apples in Your Test...

    January 3, 2018

    Editor’s Note: This piece talks about test stability and makes mention of Ember in particular. While topics mentioned in this post...