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24 AUG

Deploying More Reliable Apps with Uber Engineering’s XP Background Push

Uber Engineering's XP Background Push mitigates bugs safely and efficiently in real time, facilitating more seamless user experiences on our apps.

16 AUG

Unpacking the Android Bundle with AutoValue Extensions at Uber Engineering

Uber Engineering's new open source tool, AutoValue: Bundle Extension, decreases the likelihood of encountering bugs by enabling Android engineers to quickly unbundle data into value classes.

2 AUG

Engineering Scalable, Isolated Mobile Features with Plugins at Uber

Uber Engineering shares our best practices for working with plugins, a powerful tool that enables us to build and ship features quickly at scale.

1 AUG

Driver Profiles: How Uber Engineering Celebrates Drivers

Uber Engineering built a new microservice to power Driver Profiles, an in-app platform that enhances the Uber experience by celebrating drivers.

27 JUN

Building m.uber: Engineering a High-Performance Web App for the Global Market

In this article, we discuss how Uber Engineering designed m.uber, a lightweight web app that delivers a native app experience for riders on mobile browsers.

26 MAY

How Uber Engineering Verifies Data at Runtime with the Annotations You Already Use

In 2016, Uber Engineering built and open sourced RAVE, a data model validation framework for Android that leverages Java annotation processing to protect against crashes caused by invalid data.

18 MAY

Demystifying RxJava Backpressure on Android at Uber Engineering

In this article, Uber Engineering shares our best practices for relieving RxJava backpressure on Android through targeted operators, more forgiving RxJava 1.x configurations, and RxJava 2.x.

11 MAY

The Journey To Android Monorepo: The History Of Uber Engineering’s Android Codebase Organization

The monorepo codebase powering Uber Engineering's Android rider app is architected to scale for growth while supporting the IDE, reducing build times, and stabilizing the master during integrations.

2 MAY

Redesigning Uber Engineering’s Mobile Content Delivery Ecosystem

How Uber Engineering re-architected the content delivery feed and backend ecosystem of our new driver app to deliver an enhanced user experience.

25 APR

Engineering Stability in Migrations: Moving to Immutable Collections in Uber’s Android Apps

Uber Engineering built a custom stack that generates AutoValue models using immutable collections to stably migrate Android apps at scale.

24 APR

Uber in the Big Apple: Meet New York City Engineering

Get to know Uber Engineering New York City and the exciting work we do on UberEATS, UberRUSH, and Uber's Observability platform.

7 APR

Presenting the Engineering Behind Uber at Our Technology Day

A daylong event at Uber’s Palo Alto office, sponsored by our LadyEng group, showcased the technical work across Uber Engineering as well as the people who are leading and building these projects. Here are some of the resulting presentations.

22 MAR

Rewriting Uber Engineering’s Android Rider App with Deep Scope Hierarchies

Although an untraditional choice for building mobile architectures, deep scope hierarchies are a key component of Uber's new Android rider app that enable the quick and seamless rollout of new features.

6 MAR

Faster Together: Uber Engineering’s iOS Monorepo

The Uber Engineering mobile team migrates to a monorepo that uses Buck to test and deploy iOS and Android code faster and more efficiently than ever before.

20 DEC

Engineering the Architecture Behind Uber’s New Rider App

In November 2016 Uber unveiled a sleek new rider app. The app implements a new mobile architecture across both iOS and Android. In this article, Uber Engineering discusses why we felt the need to create a new architecture pattern, and how it helps us reach our goals.

2 SEP

How Uber Engineering Massively Scaled Global Driver Onboarding

A behind-the-scenes look at how Uber Engineering continues to develop our virtual onboarding funnel which enables hundreds of thousands of driver-partners to get on the road and start earning money with Uber.

19 JUL

The Uber Engineering Tech Stack, Part I: The Foundation

Uber’s mission is transportation as reliable as running water, everywhere, for everyone. Here's the first of a two-part series on the tech stack that Uber Engineering uses to make this happen.

12 JUL

Making an Impact for Drivers as an Uber Engineering Intern

What's it like to be an Uber intern? Here's one such experience, making an impact for drivers as an Android developer on Uber Engineering's driver growth team.

2 JUN

Uber Sponsors Its First Mobile Engineering Bootcamp at HQ

Uber Engineering's free Android program with CodePath at our San Francisco office in summer 2016, our first partnership to expand mobile engineering opportunities in the community.

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