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