slideshare Articles

  • Effective Code Reviews and File Ownerships

    Effective Code Reviews and File Ownerships

    January 13, 2016

    SlideShare (a place to share and discover professional Knowledge on LinkedIn) started out on Ruby on Rails (RoR). With a focussed and agile team, RoR was a great solution because of the productivity gains it brought us, and it helped the team deliver a quality product at a fast pace over the years. I am going to refer to this Ruby on Rails code base as ‘The WebApp’, mainly because that is what it is called internally. In the early days, Slideshare was a small team. It had a small...

  • Read ramp

    How SlideShare Changed Engines While Flying

    December 1, 2015

    70 million professionals trust SlideShare to learn about any topic quickly from subject matter experts. Founded in 2006 with the goal of making knowledge sharing easy, Slideshare joined the LinkedIn family in 2012 and has since grown into a top destination for professional content. With 18+ million uploads in 40 content categories, it is today one of the top 100 most-visited websites in the world. Getting from there to here has not been simple. After LinkedIn acquired SlideShare,...

  • Slideshare for Android

    Android Performance Improvements for Slideshare

    November 5, 2015

    Co-authors: Karthik Ramgopal and Josh Clemm Slideshare for Android makes it easy to learn on the go. Members can explore, save, or search across millions of presentations and documents directly from their Android device. These presentations are uniquely challenging for our app. Each separate presentation can have hundreds of slides. And each slide is represented as an image. This creates large data models and numerous high resolution images. This is quite a challenge on Android,...

  • Josh Clemm

    Getting to Know Josh Clemm

    June 25, 2015

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

  • Our Swift Experience at SlideShare

    May 20, 2015

    Introduction Last fall, SlideShare released its 1.0 of the SlideShare iOS app - one of the few apps in the App Store built entirely with Swift. This was...

  • SlideShare’s first experience with iOS and Swift

    October 10, 2014

    With little experience developing on iOS, SlideShare's mobile team started working on our first iOS app in May. We had a small team of engineers, working...