Monthly Archives: August 2016

MySQL Installation/Configuration Automation

MySQL Installation Automation In today’s fast paced technology world, where numbers are growing be it data size, no. of requests per second, no of databases etc., to manage these big volumes, standard operation procedures play a key role. It helps not only in ensuring smooth operations of web based products but also plays a major role for administrators to manage it in a controlled fashion. Standards are important, but enforcing them if one have multiple human resources to work towards achieving them is difficult. Configuring the setups manually is error prone and not manageable as your no. of installations grow... Read More

Find Similar Candidates

Resdex is one of the most commonly used product by recruiters in the country to search the desired candidates. Resdex provides various options to ensure the hiring is more targeted and less time consuming. What is Resdex ? Resdex is Naukri.com's Resume Database Access. Naukri.com has acquired a large database of over 48.1 million jobseekers across industries, functions, locations and experience levels. With a Resdex subscription recruiters not only get access to the database but also easy to use search tools that help in searching for the right candidate with utmost convenience. ... Read More

Naukri Android App v9.0 Beta

The itch of having your app to be the most updated with industry and the passion of doing the best in performance (As per our mobile design principles for memory, size, network and speed); these are what keep the engineering team here motivated. The latest Naukri Android app release (v9.0) bundles new features and lots of technical improvements. An existing user will get to see a completely new and improved user interface with Material. The app’s Dashboard has been revamped for easy access to new jobs, updates and actions to be taken by a jobseeker. Users can now Browse IIT/IIM jobs,... Read More

Vector Drawables

Naukri.com job search app is using lot of icons which increase the application size so we started using Vector Drawables. It will reduce the app size and complexity of maintaining different versions of assests(hdpi, mdpi…).  In this blog we’ll take a look at how we used them and some of the advantages they give us, and how we can get some really impressive results from relatively small amounts of code. Simply explained, vector graphics are a way of describing graphical elements using geometric shapes. They are particularly well suited to graphical elements created in packages such as... Read More

How we @Naukri avoid Out of Memory (OOM) in Android Applications

We in Naukri.com always keep memory usage in mind while developing android applications and keep on regularly checking the memory usage of different pages. We added memory usage in our checklist before releasing any new version because racking down the android memory issue (OOM) is one of the pain full task of every android developer. OOM errors often seen on tools like Criticism or Crashlytics make developers run for the solution and finally doomed with fuzzy answers. Mobile devices typically have constrained system resources so we have to be cautious while loading the media files. The... Read More