Category Archives: Software Development

Info Edge (India) Ltd, now IPv6 ready for all portals

What is IPV6? IPv6 was developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to deal with the long-anticipated IPv4 address exhaustion. IPv6 is intended to replace IPv4. This new version of the protocol serves the same functions as IPv4 except, it does this without the same limitations as of IPv4. IPv6 Address vs IPv4 Address IPv6 IPv4  Address length  128 bit 32 bit  No. of IP Address  2128 232  Address  representation  8 groups of 4 hexadecimal digits Four numbers whose value range from 0 to... Read More

Naukri Mobile application now supports offline mode

The Mobile phone network in India though claims to have 4G but in reality the reliability and speed of the network is yet to reach and span whole India. Even in metro cities the continuity of the network is not perfect. In such scenarios it became a technical challenge for the mobile app engineering team to come-up with solution that allows app users to use the app without worrying about network signal strength or availability. Naukri IOS mobile application has a new offline feature that supports apply to jobs and edit of profile. The job seekers using the Naukri app can apply to cache jobs... Read More

Import resumes by bulk upload

Recruiters generally collect lot of resumes from email or from many other recruiting software. Over a period of time they have lots of resume stored as individual files or in compressed format. It becomes nearly impossible to look for a candidate from the huge collection of resumes stored at multiple places in multiple formats. Career Site Manager (CSM) is the one stop solution for application tracking which includes the capability to handle such scenarios and make it easier for recruiters to store resumes and search for relevant candidates. Rather than painstakingly uploading all your... Read More

Optimizing an AngularJs app

AngularJS may have a lot of advantages over other frameworks for building front end applications but it can have performance problems when an app starts to get large. There can be several reasons an AngularJS application may be slowing down. Recently during our internal project which was built in angular, we faced a lot of performance issues as the application grew in size and complexity. We took many steps to optimize our application and make it execute without any performance lag. Some of the approaches are discussed below. Reduce Watchers We had lot of 2 way bindings in our project... Read More

DEEP CRAWLING TECHNOLOGY

Ever wondered what Crawling is all about, here, at Naukri? Why don't we just use any generic crawler or Why do we even crawl in the first place? We crawl jobs posted in the career sections of companies, to ease the pain of Recruiters. Instead of posting jobs manually, we help recruiters by pulling jobs  programmatically from their career sections. The crawler crawls jobs from websites based on client requests. Now, a bit about Crawling :- A Web crawler is a computer program that browses the World Wide Web in a methodical, automated manner or in an orderly fashion. We do not need to... Read More

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

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

Email Deliverability And Factors Affecting It

At Naukri.com our goal is help our users find best jobs any time any where. Users can search jobs on our website as well as they receive job alerts as per their requirements. We send close to 25 crore emails on a monthly basis to our users. As a result, email deliverability is very important for the success of our business. Keeping that in mind let us see what email deliverability is and what are the factors that may affect the delivery of an email. Email Deliverability is a way to measure the success at which an email marketer gets a campaign into subscribers' inboxes. It involves... Read More

Implementing Thrift for services

We at Naukri use a number of services at the backend. By writing backend services, we brought moduarity to our system. There are a number of services serving different purposes. These services help us in managing and scaling various parts of the site independently. For example, when you search for a resume or view a resume on Naukri, that sends a request to the Naukri's frontend apps. But those apps don't know how to fetch the resume data, they talk to a separate resume service that does the job. So what are the advantages? All the resume data can be managed by resume service and every... Read More