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31 JAN

NEAL, Uber’s Open Source Language-Agnostic Linting Platform

Not Exactly a Linter (NEAL) takes code reviews one step closer to full automation by allowing engineers to write custom syntax-based rules in any language.

19 JAN

Playing the Perfect Game: Building Uber Eats on Android

To mark the two-year anniversary of Uber Eats, Android engineer Hilary Karls discusses how her team's commitment to "playing the perfect game" resulted in one of Uber’s most successful products.

11 JAN

Harnessing Code Generation to Increase Reliability & Productivity on iOS at Uber

Uber's mobile engineers leverage code generation to make our applications more reliable and boost developer productivity.

22 DEC

Year in Review: 2017 Highlights from Uber Open Source

As we approach the New Year, Uber Open Source revisits some of Uber Engineering's most popular projects from 2017.

21 DEC

Year in Review: 2017 Highlights from the Uber Engineering Blog

To ring in the New Year, the Uber Engineering Blog shares some of our editor's picks for 2017.

14 DEC

Unifying Mobile Onboarding Experiences at Uber

By unifying mobile onboarding experiences for our new rider app, Uber Engineering made it easier than ever before for users to "get moving."

20 NOV

Architecting Uber Support with Customer Obsession Engineering

Uber’s Customer Obsession team builds tools that make the customer support experience quicker and more seamless for users across our services.

30 OCT

Scaling Reliable Transportation for India: Meet Uber Bangalore Engineering

In this article, members of Uber Bangalore Engineering discuss their role in building reliable transportation systems at scale for India—and beyond.

19 OCT

Engineering NullAway, Uber’s Open Source Tool for Detecting NullPointerExceptions on Android

Uber Engineering built and open sourced NullAway, our fast and practical tool for eliminating NPEs, to help others deploy more reliable Android apps.

17 OCT

Meet Horovod: Uber’s Open Source Distributed Deep Learning Framework for TensorFlow

Uber Engineering introduces Horovod, an open source framework that makes it faster and easier to train deep learning models with TensorFlow.

9 OCT

Introducing AthenaX, Uber Engineering’s Open Source Streaming Analytics Platform

Uber Engineering built AthenaX, our open source streaming analytics platform, to bring large-scale event stream processing to everyone.

28 SEP

How to Have Your Software Engineering Job and Eat It Too

Uber Engineering’s Aimee Lucido reflects on how she redefined her career as a software engineer through advocacy and writing.

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.

11 AUG

Building More Reliable Apps with Uber Engineering’s Startup Reason Reporter

In this article, members of Uber’s Mobile Platform team introduce Startup Reason Reporter, our new open source tool for detecting startup reason on iOS.

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.

25 JUL

The Road to uChat: Building Uber’s Internal Chat Solution

Learn how Uber Engineering’s Employee Productivity Tools team built uChat, an internal chat solution capable of scaling to meet the needs of our growing global company.

19 JUN

Re-Architecting Cash and Digital Wallet Payments for India with Uber Engineering

In this article, a software engineer on Uber Engineering's Payments Efficiency Team discusses how we optimized our driver payment platform for cash and digital wallet commissions in India.

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.

16 MAY

Engineering Signature Rendering on iOS with UberSignature

In this article, we outline how Uber Engineering developed UberSignature, a new feature that allows iOS users to draw and store touchscreen signatures on the UberRUSH app.

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.

28 MAR

Powering UberEATS with React Native and Uber Engineering

A recipe for success: how Uber Engineering used React Native to optimize UberEATS' Restaurant Dashboard app for mobile.

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.