• Facebook’s Best Hacks of 2015

    … for profile pictures in support of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, which was developed in just 72 hours. Stetho, a debugging platform for Android that gives developers access to the Web-based Chrome Developer Tools. Boomerang, the stand-alone application from Instagram that converts groups of photos into high-quality videos…

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  • Facebook Celebrates Successful Year in Open Source

    … Facebook accomplished in 2015: Some of our most widely adopted projects saw additional uptake in 2015. WordPress and Netflix revamped their products with React. Etsy migrated to HHVM this year, and Box announced that our virtual machine would be the exclusive engine serving its PHP codebase. Presto, our interactive querying engine, is used…

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook Updates Accessibility Efforts

    … Facebook made two accessibility-related announcements Monday, sharing its HIKE primer and introducing an accessibility application-programming interface for React and React Native. Rayma Sethuraman, who works on accessibility for the social network, offered details on HIKE, saying: The primer teaches some essentials of Web accessibility…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook’s 2014 Open-Source Highlights

    … than 17 percent of those came from external developers, with projects such as PHP SDK and React seeing nearly one-half of their commits come from external contributors. The top five external contributors in 2014 were: Ben Alpert (399), Tim Siebels (137), Joerg Maier (98), Ankit Gupta (87) and Cheng Lou (81). The two security-related releases in 2014…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 12 readers -
  • 9.9M Lines Of Code On The Wall … Open-Source Update From Facebook

    … behind React, the Instagram front end, our open-source Android projects, how we run our open-source program, our engineering process, and Open Academy. Today we're also pre-announcing our @Scale 2014 engineering conference, which we'll hold in San Francisco Monday, Sept. 15. On the heels of our popular Mobile @Scale and Data @Scale themed events…

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