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Transforming CRM DevOps at Airbnb: A Powerful Framework for Continuous Delivery

How we championed the CRM CI/CD framework integrating Salesforce DX, GIT, BUILDKITE and Vlocity for an enhanced, efficient and continuous delivery with high software quality.By: Sharda Kumari Pramod GavadeIntroductionThe CRM platform offers a robust suite of functionalities for building scalable applications with minimal reliance on complex coding....

Wed Nov 29, 2023 19:01
Data Quality Score: The next chapter of data quality at Airbnb

By: Clark WrightIntroductionThese days, as the volume of data collected by companies grows exponentially, we’re all realizing that more data is not always better. In fact, more data, especially if you can’t rely on its quality, can hinder a company by slowing down decision-making or causing poor decisions.With 1.4 billion cumulative guest arrivals as...

Tue Nov 28, 2023 21:52
Wisdom of Unstructured Data: Building Airbnb’s Listing Knowledge from Big Text Data

How Airbnb leverages ML/NLP to extract useful information about listings from unstructured text data to power personalized experiences for guests.By: Hongwei Li and Peng WangIntroductionAt Airbnb, it’s important for us to gather structured data about listings and better understand the data, so we can help Hosts provide great experiences for guests....

Wed Nov 15, 2023 19:01
My Journey to Airbnb — Helena Zarazua

My Journey to Airbnb — Helena ZarazuaGrowing from engineering apprentice to seasoned iOS developerLanguages have always come naturally to Helena Zarazua, who has used this skill to bring people together, whether by teaching English to Chinese businesspeople or by immersing American preschoolers in Spanish. Since then, Helena joined Airbnb through the...

Wed Oct 18, 2023 18:52
Unlocking SwiftUI at Airbnb

How Airbnb adopted SwiftUI in our iOS appBryn BodayleWhen constructing an app’s user interface (UI), the choice of framework is incredibly important. The right UI framework can make an app feel smooth, responsive, even delightful, while a UI framework that doesn’t match an app’s needs can make it feel sluggish and broken. This principle extends to developer...

Thu Sep 21, 2023 20:15
Riverbed: Optimizing Data Access at Airbnb’s Scale

An overview of Airbnb’s Data Framework for faster and more reliable read-heavy workloads.By: Sivakumar Bhavanari, Krish Chainani, Victor Chen, Yanxi Chen, Xiangmin Liang, Anton Panasenko, Sonia Stan, Peggy Zheng and Amre ShakimOverviewThe evolution of Airbnb and its tech stack calls for a scalable and reliable foundation that simplifies the access and...

Tue Jul 25, 2023 21:45

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