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Blog posts tagged 'Mobile'

Register now for F8 2017!

Posted about 2 months ago

Apply now for a spot at Facebook's annual developer conference. Read more...

Building Zero protocol for fast, secure mobile connections

Posted about 2 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Networking and Traffic · Security · Android · iOS · Performance

The protocol introduces several changes that help make mobile connections more efficient and secure. Read more...

Facebook Open Source 2016 year in review

Posted about 3 months ago

Over the past few years, Facebook's Open Source program has grown into one of the largest and most active portfolios in the industry. Read more...

Miki FriedmannEngineering

Made in NY: The engineering behind social recommendations

Posted about 4 months ago

The product incorporates machine learning and client-side caching to identify relevant posts and dynamically update attachments as new recommendations are added. Read more...

Emil SjölanderSoftware Engineer at Facebook

Yoga: A cross-platform layout engine

Posted about 4 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Web · Open Source · Front End · iOS · Android · Design Tools · C

The open-source layout engine allows product engineers to build layouts quickly for multiple platforms. Read more...

Mark PengSoftware Engineer at Facebook

Keyframes: Delivering scalable, high-quality animations to mobile clients

Posted about 4 months ago
blog post · Mobile · iOS · Android · Open Source · Front End · User Experience · Design Tools · JavaScript

The open source library is able to export and play back high-quality, lightweight animations, such as the ones seen in Facebook Reactions. Read more...

Delivering real-time AI in the palm of your hand

Posted about 5 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Research · Android · iOS · Video · Compute · Performance · User Experience

Caffe2go is a new deep learning platform that can — for the first time — capture, analyze, and process pixels in real time, directly on a mobile device. Read more...

Lucas RochaEngineering

Components for Android: A declarative framework for efficient UIs

Posted about 5 months ago

Components for Android delivers smooth scroll performance on feeds with complex content and virtually infinite variations. Read more...

Client-side ranking to more efficiently show people stories in feed

Posted about 5 months ago
blog post · Infra · Mobile · News Feed · Backend · User Experience

The ability to re-rank stories on device helps improve News Feed for everyone regardless of network connection. Read more...

Brett LavallaWebmaster at Facebook

Android accessibility debugging with Stetho

Posted about 5 months ago

The open source debugging tool now includes an Accessibility Properties section that improves app compatibility with focus navigation. Read more...

Bryan O'SullivanEngineering at Facebook

Peter O'Hearn elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Posted about 7 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Tooling · Testing · Academics

O'Hearn's work on separation logic underpins Facebook's open source static analyzer Infer. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Highlights from @Scale 2016

Posted about 7 months ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · @Scale · Tooling · Video · Open Source

Engineers representing hundreds of companies gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities of building apps and systems at scale. Read more...

Lauren RuganiTechnology Communications at Facebook

Facebook announces new tech at @Scale 2016

Posted about 7 months ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · @Scale · Video · Tooling · Performance

New data storage technologies, 360 video improvements, and performance tools were revealed throughout the day. Read more...

Erin GreenEngineering

@Scale 2016 lineup announced!

Posted about 8 months ago
blog post · Data · Mobile · @Scale · Development Tools · Video

Registration for the 2016 @Scale conference is now open. Read more...

Antoine ReversatEngineering at Facebook

The mobile device lab at the Prineville data center

Posted about 9 months ago

The custom-built rack lets engineers run tests on thousands of phones to understand the performance implications of a code change. Read more...

Udi CohenEngineering at Facebook

Memory optimization for feeds on Android

Posted about 9 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Android · Performance · Testing · News Feed

Creating an optimized data structure led to a reduction in allocations and an overall improvement in memory efficiency. Read more...

Developing the technical language behind creativity for Canvas

Posted about 9 months ago
blog post · Mobile · User Experience · Design Tools

Intuitive and flexible components provide a customizable combination of high-level primitives that allow creators to bring stories to life on mobile devices. Read more...

Grzegorz PstruchaSoftware Engineer at Facebook

Automatic memory leak detection on iOS

Posted about 12 months ago
blog post · Mobile · iOS · Open Source

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Building and managing iOS model objects with Remodel

Posted about 12 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Open Source · iOS

Remodel is an Objective-C code generation tool specialized for quickly creating and editing model objects. Read more...

Martin KonicekEngineering

React Native: A year in review

Posted about 12 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Open Source · iOS · Android

After just one year in the open source community, React Native has changed the way developers build on every major platform. Read more...

Jim PurbrickEngineering Manager at Facebook

Mobile @Scale London recap

Posted about 12 months ago
blog post · Mobile · @Scale

Mobile @Scale London was about reaching across borders, improving platforms, and sharing code between organizations. Read more...

Dive into React Native performance

Posted about 12 months ago
blog post · Mobile · Open Source · Performance · Optimization · Android · iOS

We implemented several performance optimizations over the past year to make React Native app startup twice as fast. Read more...

Ryan MackEngineering
Gautam RoySoftware Engineer at Facebook

How we built Facebook Lite for every Android phone and network

Posted about a year ago

FB Lite is the fastest-growing version of Facebook, 100 million users in under nine months. Read more...

Connecting the world with better maps

Posted about a year ago

By applying computer vision techniques to satellite imagery, we can identify how populations are distributed in remote locations and determine the best way to provide connectivity in those areas. Read more...

F8 registration is now open!

Posted about a year ago
blog post · Culture · Web · Mobile · Android · iOS · Development Tools · Design Tools

Save the date: F8 will be April 12 and 13 in San Francisco. Read more...

Chris MarraProduct manager at Facebook

Favorite hacks of 2015

Posted about a year ago

The passion people have for ideas generated at hackathons results in everything from new products to open source tools. Read more...

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