Python Articles

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    Smart Argument Suite: Seamlessly connecting Python jobs

    January 25, 2021

    Co-authors: Jun Jia and Alice Wu Introduction It’s a very common scenario that an AI solution involves composing different jobs, such as data processing and model training or evaluation, into workflows and then submitting them to an orchestration engine for execution. At large companies such as LinkedIn, there may be hundreds of thousands of such executions per...

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    How we retired Python 2 and improved developer happiness

    January 29, 2020

    Nearly 20 years after the first release of Python 2 and 11 years after the first release of Python 3, the Python development community has retired Python 2.7, the last of the Python 2 series. This marks the end of all upstream support for Python 2, including bug and security fixes, and allows developers to devote their time fully to Python 3, which is faster,...

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    Introducing {py}gradle, an open source Python plugin for Gradle

    August 16, 2016

    Image Credit: Yiying Lu, Copyright: Gradle Inc. Gradle is a build automation tool that supports many programming languages. It coordinates the process of building software between multiple different code repositories and automates a number of important related tasks, like checking dependencies and warning programmers if something they have changed might break...

  • Automating Large-Scale Application Build

    May 11, 2016

    Around the end of 2012, LinkedIn decided to move away from retail data centers to wholesale ones that are built and maintained by...

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    Getting to Know B. Abhinav Ramana

    May 27, 2015

    Talent is LinkedIn’s number one operating priority and we have no shortage of talented individuals in technical roles across the...

  • LinkedIn at PyCon 2014

    June 18, 2014

    This year, LinkedIn sponsored PyCon 2014, and thirty of us went up to the beautiful city of Montreal, Quebec. PyCon is my favorite...