rest.li Articles

  • pegasus-data-language

    Pegasus Data Language: Evolving schema definitions for data modeling

    November 19, 2020

    Pegasus Data Schema (PDSC) is a Pegasus schema definition language that has been used for data modeling with Rest.li services for years. It's the underlying language that helps define data models, describe the data returned by REST endpoints, and generate derivative schemas for other uses, such as XML schemas and various database schemas. However, writing PDSC...

  • unstructureddata1

    Unstructured Data Transfer in Rest.li

    November 2, 2018

    A few years ago, we announced Rest.li 2.x and a Protocol Upgrade Story. Today, we are excited to share another major milestone: the release of Unstructured Data Reactive! The source code is available on GitHub and documented in the user guide. Give it a try and let us know what you think. Why Rest.li? Rest.li is an open source REST framework for building robust,...

  • Job Detail Page Rendering Flowchart

    Building the New Job Detail Page

    June 21, 2016

    Editor's note: This blog has been updated. 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...

  • 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...

  • Karan Parikh

    Getting To Know Karan Parikh

    April 22, 2015

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

  • Rest.li 2.x and a Protocol Upgrade Story

    March 26, 2015

    A few months ago we announced that LinkedIn had hit its Rest.li moment. Today we are excited to share another major milestone - the...