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  1. IO::Socket::Timeout: socket timeout made easy
  2. A/B Testing - Concept != Execution
  3. Distributed Top-N Similarity Join with Hive and Perl Part I
  4. B.Smashing – A Front End evening with Booking.com and Smashing Magazine
  5. Better Crash-safe replication for MySQL
  6. Would you like fries with that?
  7. Goldilocks and the Three Experiments
  8. Reusing Bitmap objects on Android
  9. MySQL Slave Scaling (and more)
  10. More Optimizations in Perl 5.20-to-be
  11. Automating CSS sprites for large organisations
  12. MySQL 5.6 GTIDs: Evaluation and Online Migration
  13. A Faster Perl Runtime in Tiny Steps
  14. Custom Browser Extensions for Front End Developers
  15. Native Extensions for Perl without Smoke and Mirrors
  16. Hardening Perl's Hash Function
  17. How we do talent development in Booking.com IT
  18. The Next Sereal is Coming!
  19. Responsive Email
  20. The Dreaded "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar"
  21. OK: Monitoring enabled
  22. On the importance of localisation
  23. Profiling in Production
  24. Is your A/B testing effort just chasing statistical ghosts?
  25. Dotfiles distribution
  26. The Little Script That Could
  27. F5 BIG-IP Custom MIB
  28. Writing Advanced Daemons That Aren't Daemons
  29. Highlander!
  30. Booking.com Software Developer Hiring Process
  31. Protect Against Accidental Logging of Sensitive Information
  32. Efficient CSS Compression in Perl
  33. We're Hiring Designers
  34. Sereal - a binary data serialization format
  35. The Signal Handling Blues
  36. Welcome to the Booking.com dev blog