Posts by Jim Meyer

  • Jim Meyer

    Last week, we were fortunate enough to have Google’s Steve Souders give a tech talk on Even Faster Web Sites, fresh on the heels of his presentation at OSCON in Portland two weeks ago. Steve’s name likely sounds familiar to you; indeed, if you work in web development, you’d have to work hard to avoid benefiting from his research. Not only has he spoken often at such conferences as OSCON, Rich Web Experience, Web 2.0 Expo, and The Ajax Experience; he co-founded…

  • Jim Meyer

    This is the first post in a series on scalability using Ruby on Rails including an examination of the steps we took – some successful, some not so much – to scale Bumper Sticker to be one of the top four applications on Facebook. This time out, we’re going to give you a quick history of the Light Engineering Development (LED) team at LinkedIn and the creation of Bumper Sticker. One of the best things about working for LinkedIn is the constant exposure to new technologies and…