Open Source Articles

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    The Glimmer Binary Experience

    December 7, 2017

    Co-authors: Sarah Clatterbuck, Chad Hietala, and Tom Dale A bit over a year ago, Ember.js got a major overhaul. In a tight collaboration between LinkedIn engineers and the open source community, we replaced Ember’s rendering engine with a new library, Glimmer VM, that improved performance and significantly reduced the size of compiled templates. Glimmer treats...

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    Open Sourcing Our WomenConnect Event Framework

    November 21, 2017

    Co-authors: Ya Xu, Liz Morgan, and Thogori Karago Relationships matter, but to build them, you need to first make the right connections. Just over two and a half years ago, we started our WomenConnect events to provide an intimate space for women who work in technology to come together to build meaningful relationships and share best practices. Since then, we’ve...

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    ParSeq: Asynchronous Java Made Easier

    November 3, 2017

    ParSeq is LinkedIn’s framework for writing asynchronous Java, and powers many of LinkedIn’s largest web services. It has proven invaluable for developer productivity, as well as essential for web service observability. ParSeq is well-adopted at LinkedIn in both the frontend and midtier services, and makes it so that engineers and developers can write code that’s...

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    Open Sourcing Our Women in Tech High School Trainee Program

    September 28, 2017

    Last month, we completed the third edition of our LinkedIn Women in Tech High School Trainee Program. For those who are unfamiliar,...

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    Open Sourcing Kafka Cruise Control

    August 28, 2017

    Apache Kafka's popularity has grown tremendously over the past few years. In fact, LinkedIn's deployment recently surpassed 2 trillion...

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    Open Sourcing Jaqen, A Tool For Developing DNS Rebinding...

    July 27, 2017

    Editor’s note: Members of the information security team at LinkedIn have an opportunity to work on research topics under a...