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Netflix Android and iOS Studio Apps — now powered by Kotlin Multiplatform

Netflix Android and iOS Studio Apps — now powered by Kotlin MultiplatformBy David Henry & Mel YahyaOver the last few years Netflix has been developing a mobile app called Prodicle to innovate in the physical production of TV shows and movies. The world of physical production is fast-paced, and needs vary significantly between the country, region, and even from one...


Meet the 2020 Safety Engineering Interns: COVID Edition

About the Safety team & What we do Uber is dedicated to keeping people safe on the road. The Safety and Insurance Engineering team is at the core of Uber’s business. We work to redefine what it takes to be … The post Meet the 2020 Safety Engineering Interns: COVID Edition appeared first on Uber Engineering Blog. ...


Meeting… Kendell Timmers, VP Ad and Growth Data at The New York Times

Meeting… Kendell Timmers, VP Ad and Growth Data at The New York TimesIllustration by Claire Merchlinsky“Meeting…” is an ongoing series from NYT Open that features New York Times employees from different corners of the company.What is your name?Kendell TimmersWhat are your pronouns?She/HerWhat is your job?Vice President for Advertising and Growth, Data and InsightsWhat...


Spotify’s New Experimentation Platform (Part 1)

At Spotify we try to be as scientific as possible about how we build our products. Teams generate hypotheses that we test by running experiments — normally in the form of an A/B test — to learn what works and what doesn’t. The learnings give us insights and fuel new product ideas. Want to know [...]...


How to Introduce Composite Primary Keys in Rails

Databases are a key scalability bottleneck for many web applications. But what if you could make a small change to your database design that would unlock massively more efficient data access? At Shopify, we dusted off some old database principles and did exactly that with the primary Rails application that powers online stores for over a million merchants. In this pos...


Intro to our Jobs recommender service

Helping OLX.pl users find their dream jobA happy OLX user with a job offer (Photo by Michal Jarmoluk)IntroductionOLX not only helps people buy and sell cars, houses, goods but also find jobs. OLX Jobs is a high priority direction for the company right now. One of the new achievements is delivering new jobs specific recommender service based on Alternating Least Square...


Building Airbnb’s Internationalization Platform

Airbnb’s vision is to allow people to “Belong Anywhere” by helping travelers feel at home anywhere in the world. This vision is inspiring, yet it presents challenges on numerous fronts, one of which is overcoming the communication barrier. The diversity and richness of our cultures makes us unique as humans, but can sometimes get in the way of relating to one other, g...


Decentralizing UI Development with Module Federation

“You can always be a little bit better” — Drew BreesComponent distribution is hard, especially in a global company. PayPal alone has thousands of components across its network. These components have many versions in production.To help solve this issue as well as other concerns around UI development, we created Component Explorer. Component Explorer is a UI development...


Bulldozer: Batch Data Moving from Data Warehouse to Online Key-Value Stores

By Tianlong Chen and Ioannis PapapanagiotouNetflix has more than 195 million subscribers that generate petabytes of data everyday. Data scientists and engineers collect this data from our subscribers and videos, and implement data analytics models to discover customer behaviour with the goal of maximizing user joy. Usually Data scientists and engineers write Extract-T...


Slash GraphQL - Design Principles

Our passion for user experience Creating an incredible user experience is a fundamental core value at Dgraph. This holds true for our latest product offering - Slash GraphQL....