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  1. Progressive Web Apps with Service Workers
  2. The one where Booking.com sent travellers to Mars
  3. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 3
  4. Using multivariant tests to determine performance impact
  5. Keeping Control of the Front-end
  6. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 2
  7. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 1
  8. Changing our attitude towards failure
  9. Abstracting Binlog Servers and MySQL Master Promotion without Reconfiguring all Slaves
  10. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3: Benchmarks in Production
  11. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3, Annex: Under the Hood
  12. How we designed Booking.com for Business
  13. How We Spent Two Days Making Perl Faster
  14. About opening doors and asking questions:
    An interview with Janne Jul Jensen
  15. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 2: Slave Group Commit
  16. Better Parallel Replication for MySQL
  17. IO::Socket::Timeout: socket timeout made easy
  18. A/B Testing - Concept != Execution
  19. Distributed Top-N Similarity Join with Hive and Perl Part I
  20. B.Smashing – A Front End evening with Booking.com and Smashing Magazine
  21. Better Crash-safe replication for MySQL
  22. Would you like fries with that?
  23. Goldilocks and the Three Experiments
  24. Reusing Bitmap objects on Android
  25. MySQL Slave Scaling (and more)
  26. More Optimizations in Perl 5.20-to-be
  27. Automating CSS sprites for large organisations
  28. MySQL 5.6 GTIDs: Evaluation and Online Migration
  29. A Faster Perl Runtime in Tiny Steps
  30. Custom Browser Extensions for Front End Developers
  31. Native Extensions for Perl without Smoke and Mirrors
  32. Hardening Perl's Hash Function
  33. How we do talent development in Booking.com IT
  34. The Next Sereal is Coming!
  35. Responsive Email
  36. The Dreaded "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar"
  37. OK: Monitoring enabled
  38. On the importance of localisation
  39. Profiling in Production
  40. Is your A/B testing effort just chasing statistical ghosts?
  41. Dotfiles distribution
  42. The Little Script That Could
  43. F5 BIG-IP Custom MIB
  44. Writing Advanced Daemons That Aren't Daemons
  45. Highlander!
  46. Booking.com Software Developer Hiring Process
  47. Protect Against Accidental Logging of Sensitive Information
  48. Efficient CSS Compression in Perl
  49. We're Hiring Designers
  50. Sereal - a binary data serialization format
  51. The Signal Handling Blues
  52. Welcome to the Booking.com dev blog