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