Monthly Archives: November 2015

Page Load Time Reduction: not a rocket science!

In web development, page load time is the key to make your users happy. According to an analysis on page load time by Kissmetrics, it has been found that page load time directly affects the abandonment of your page. This well explains how critical it is to maintain a low page load time.                   Referred from infographic of Kissmetrics analysis on How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line Recently, we observed that one of the pages in the Recruiter’s site was taking a lot of time to load, which indeed was a matter of concern, considering that the page had a large... Read More

Improving recruitment process with resume parsing

These days, recruiters are flooded with resumes. Some of them are good, some of them are great, and some of them are just plain bad. Due to thousands of resumes or may be lakhs in some cases, recruiter may have to face multiple challenges during the initial shortlisting/screening process. Few of the challenges are - If you are sourcing from Internet, you will get thousands of resume for a single position. - Generally recruiters also has their own database but may not be search-able because they are just word document on there hard drive. - It is difficult to match the job description with... Read More

Optimizing CSS background images using WebP

webp In continuation to our first article on WebP “Optimizing web pages using WebP”, we have extended our approach to display WebP images with the help of CSS background. As we earlier stated that Naukrigulf.com is one of the first few sites on the web to use WebP images format to serve banners. Now we are serving our background images in WebP format as well. In this approach we have two solutions to call background WebP images. - Using CSS Parent-Child Relationship - Using @ queries. CSS Parent-Child Relationship - In this approach we have to check user's browser and assign a class... Read More

Rest API

API an Interface to Application's Programming We are always overwhelmed by so many Candy Crush Request on Facebook. But how Candy Crush sends its invite to you through Facebook. How Candy Crush knows you are on Facebook. How can Facebook allow any app to access your data without your physical intervention? Here’s the answer: Suppose I have a Candy Crush app and I want to put my latest scores on Facebook. How do I do it? There are two ways: I should hire a person who takes my latest score and posts it on facebook on my behalf. This is a ridiculous and a cumbersome way. I... Read More

SEO Friendly URLs

What makes a URL both SEO and user friendly??? A URL should be short, easy to remember and should contains important keywords that completely explains the content of that page. So here is the answer, what we in naukri.com do to achieve this. Some of the process we follow to create different URLs for every search: Important Keywords in URL URLs must contain important keywords or information that a user might be looking for, also the keywords you are targeting for which your page should come in Google search result. So, first we try to extract keywords and location on which user... Read More
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Android App automation @Naukri

AppiumAndroid Naukri is one of the early bird which started automating mobile applications using Appium. It took us lot of time to identify compatibility of Appium with Android versions, and then with Selenium versions and further with java and java clients. The challenges we faced and the final compatibility that worked well for us is something I am sharing here. So, just putting it down here for the benefit of any beginner to appium. Appium! I’m sure is by now not an uncommon tool in the testing community. I consider that you already know ‘What’ and ‘Why’ about Appium. One of the... Read More