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summaries of the latest blog articles from your favorite tech companies.
Jane StreetJane Street

OCaml all the way down

Exploring the evolution of the software stack at Jane Street from statistical research to strategy execution.

4/4/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

Putting the I back in IDE: Towards a Github Explorer

A system for editing and reviewing code that puts the I back in IDE.

3/27/2018
SoundCloudSoundCloud

Managing Unplanned and Support Tasks

A blogpost about a process for managing unplanned and support tasks to minimize interruptions and allocate more time to planned features.

3/26/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

Learn OCaml in NYC

Interested in learning OCaml in the NYC area? This blogpost is for you!

2/16/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

Proofs (and Refutations) using Z3

Using Z3, a theorem prover, to validate real world engineering on the OCaml compiler without prior compiler development familiarity.

2/15/2018
Ink and SwitchInk and Switch

Pixelpusher: Real-time peer-to-peer collaboration with React

A documentation of the Pixelpusher project, focusing on real-time peer-to-peer collaboration using React.

2/1/2018
SoundCloudSoundCloud

Automatic Stubbing of Network Requests to Deflakify Automation Testing

Automatic stubbing of network requests to improve flakiness in automation testing

1/26/2018
SoundCloudSoundCloud

PageRank in Spark

Applying PageRank algorithm using Spark to navigate and analyze vast music collection in SoundCloud.

1/24/2018
SoundCloudSoundCloud

Insights from SoundCloud’s DeveloperBridge Trainee Program

Insights from SoundCloud's DeveloperBridge Trainee Program focuses on the collaboration between SoundCloud's People Team and engineering management to bring in junior engineers.

1/18/2018
Jane StreetJane Street

Work on the OCaml compiler at Jane Street!

Working on the OCaml compiler and toolchain at Jane Street to improve language features, type system, performance, profiling, debugging, documentation, and build automation.

12/20/2017
SoundCloudSoundCloud

How SoundCloud Uses HAProxy with Kubernetes for User-Facing Traffic

Using HAProxy with Kubernetes for managing user-facing traffic in SoundCloud's deployment platform

12/7/2017
Jane StreetJane Street

Does batch size matter?

Exploring the impact of batch size in stochastic gradient descent and its relevance in enabling complex models

10/31/2017