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  • 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 web experiences last year, we wanted to make a move to a more modern technology stack. We were falling behind in a few areas and wanted to address the following points of concern: Responsiveness Modern web apps are typically...

  • InstantMessaging

    Instant Messaging at LinkedIn: Scaling to Hundreds of Thousands of Persistent Connections on One Machine

    October 24, 2016

    Coauthor: Cliff Snyder We recently introduced Instant Messaging on LinkedIn, complete with typing indicators and read receipts. To make this happen, we needed a way to push data from the server to mobile and web clients over persistent connections instead of the traditional request-response paradigm that most modern applications are built on. In this post, we’ll...

  • Job Detail Page Rendering Flowchart

    Building the New Job Detail Page

    June 21, 2016

    When we recently launched the new job detail page, we introduced new insights for job seekers to know their “In," meet the team, and get the inside scoop about working at the company. Since launch, the page is driving a double-digit lift in job applications. While it is exciting to see the page's popularity and its rich features, it is also a challenge to...

  • surfing

    Bringing a Modern Javascript Build Pipeline to LinkedIn

    January 20, 2016

    (Photo by surfglassy, shared via Creative Commons license) Co-author: Adam Miller At LinkedIn, our system for managing shared static...

  • How We Built LinkedIn Placements

    January 5, 2016

    Every year, six million students in Indian universities graduate from various disciplines and enter the job market. These new...

  • Early Architecture

    A Brief History of Scaling LinkedIn

    July 20, 2015

    LinkedIn started in 2003 with the goal of connecting to your network for better job opportunities. It had only 2,700 members the first...