Testing Articles

  • Upgrade Testing on iOS: Keeping up with 3x3

    April 15, 2016

    Our newly introduced 3x3 release cadence is an effort to keep up in the fast-paced world of native apps where increasing consumer demands and decreasing release cycle times require us to be more agile with our app releases. As a corollary, we have more flexibility to experiment (A/B test) with new features, to make more data-driven design decisions, and most...

  • 3x3: iOS Build Speed and Stability

    April 7, 2016

    At the beginning of last year, alongside the development of Project Voyager, LinkedIn’s new flagship mobile application, we started practicing our 3x3 philosophy: Release three times a day, with no more than three hours between when code is committed and when that code is available to members. While we can’t ship to the App Store every three hours, we can...

  • A Deep Dive into Simoorg

    March 28, 2016

    Failure induction is a process of non-functional testing in which a set of failures is induced against a perfectly healthy service. This process is critical because it provides valuable insights into the behavior of the service under unexpected failure scenarios. Data gathered during the failure induction process can be used to make improvements by completely...

  • Getting to Know Karthikeyan Margam

    Getting to Know Karthikeyan Margam

    February 4, 2016

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

  • Android UI tests running in parallel on multiple emulators

    3x3: Speeding Up Mobile Releases

    February 3, 2016

    LinkedIn recently released Project Voyager, our codename for the new version of our flagship application for Android, iOS, and mobile...

  • Effective Layout Testing Library for iOS

    Effective Layout Testing Library for iOS

    January 19, 2016

    When developing iOS applications, a lot of the code creates and lays out views. However, in many applications, this code has the least...