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  • mphealth1

    Health Score Metrics as a Software Craftsmanship Enabler

    October 3, 2017

    The notion of software craftsmanship is sometimes a muddy one. On the one hand, engineers find it hard to grasp and materialize craftsmanship, which is an abstract objective that, by itself, provides little guidance to the software engineering practice. On the other hand, craftsmanship is often narrowed down to a handful of "best practices" that engineers are...

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    External Library Management

    August 25, 2017

    At LinkedIn, when our engineers create software, there is often a need to leverage some of the great work done by the open source community outside of LinkedIn. In our continuous delivery parlance we refer to these assets as External Libraries. It's great to be able to stand on the shoulders of the community and use their wonderful work to build quality products...

  • jarvis5

    JARVIS: Helping LinkedIn Navigate its Source Code

    August 22, 2017

    Codesearch is vital for any tech organization that operates at a large scale, and LinkedIn depends heavily on it. Engineers at LinkedIn use codesearch frequently to see how certain APIs are being used, how configurations of certain services look, how some of the classes/methods/schema/etc. are defined, and more. Codesearch helps our engineers navigate through...

  • Great Tools for Engineers

    Great Tools for Engineers: Refactoring Across Multiple Code...

    January 20, 2017

    LinkedIn engineers require tooling that scales really well, and we never stop improving it. Even at a smaller scale, providing great...

  • Sizr: Visualizing HDFS utilization at LinkedIn

    Sizr: Visualizing HDFS utilization at LinkedIn

    January 8, 2016

    Co-authors: Vamshi Hardageri, Brian Jue Sizr is an interactive visualization tool developed at LinkedIn for the Hadoop Distributed...

  • API Analyzer Architecture

    Grokking Usage of API Data: Augmenting LinkedIn User and...

    October 14, 2015

    LinkedIn’s API is the gateway used by numerous applications to access LinkedIn data, from simple third-party apps to large-scale...