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Issue 12 - May 21, 2021

Read about designing for failure in experience design, how Pinterest thinks about guided search for 5B monthly searches, read all about caching, about disproving null hypothesis and how twitter crops images in their tweets. There are some more notable mentions like the last issue.

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Issue 11 - May 14, 2021

Learn all about dark launches, a rebirth of a loved / home grown slack bot, searching billions of images with text and a two part series around a big android app upgrade. And finally, read up on three extra notable mentions at the bottom.

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Issue 10 - May 7, 2021

Read about metrics at Airbnb, web-components at Github, securing your S3 buckets, building a life without burnout and how much can an if statement cost you.

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Issue 9 - April 30, 2021

Learn about how reverse debugging happens at Facebook scale, how Doordash calculates our food delivery ETA for long tail events, how compliance audit can be made easier using tools & ongoing processes, how building trust became an important factor for Yelp in post COVID world, and finally how Walmart scaled their homegrown AB testing tool in mist of 10x traffic.

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Issue 8 - April 23, 2021

Learn about how Pinterest reduced the iOS app size, how to measure dev team's efficiency, how to use graph neural networks at scale, how 150M images are being searched at NYT and how LinkedIn streamlined search for 44% of the users.

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Issue 7 - April 16, 2021

Learn about multi threading in the cloud, server side rendering and pre-rendering, a great discussion about pull requests, how Uber does small changes at scale, and how to self-host Google fonts.

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Issue 6 - April 9, 2021

Learn about how Grofers does personalization at scale, understand all attributes of the cookies, a framework of learning complex things, using custom domain for AWS APIs, and how Github scaled their APIs using redis.

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Issue 5 - April 2, 2021

Read about NLP, about sending policy update emails, using few lines of code to create dark mode, become a T shaped engineer by pairing up with a non-engineer and learn about how an intern project became a huge open source data hub.

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Issue 3- March 19, 2021

Read about a five part post from Ben Mccormick about being an Engineering Manager, how Pinterest is fighting hate with ML, how creating docs is not for everyone, how they deliver data products fast at Shopify, and how to be inclusive in everyday engineering terminology. There is a bonus post from Paul Graham about writing.

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Issue 4 - March 26, 2021

Read about how Github renders huge logs, how web authentication can use another layer of security, how SQL interviews were made better at NYT, how you can remove metadata from your images using Python or JS and how BBC is trying to reuse their presentation layer.

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Issue 2- March 12, 2021

Read how LinkedIn does data integration at scale, how Etsy prepared for the holiday season, how to level up your console.log debugging muscle, how Groupon sends half a billion notifications per day and how best practices can sometimes slow your apps.

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Issue 1 - March 5, 2021

Read about optimizing elastic search at Lyft, rapid development with GraphQL at Netflix, a developer-musician's learnings at Okta, running kafka at scale at Confluent and IOS mobile app size optimizations at Uber.

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