The Twitter Engineering Blog

Information from Twitter's engineering team about our technology, tools and events.

Results from Engineering for: October 2013

Twitter University on YouTube

Here at Twitter, we embrace open source and support the ongoing education of our team, as well as the general public. The intersection of these domains is particularly important to us, and led to the establishment of Twitter University, which supports these efforts and helps make Twitter the best place in the world for engineers to work.


Netty 4 at Twitter: Reduced GC Overhead

At Twitter, Netty (@netty_project) is used in core places requiring networking functionality.

For example:


Summer of Code 2013 Results

For the second time, we had the opportunity to participate in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and we want to share news on the resulting open source activities. Unlike many GSoC participating organizations that focus on a single ecosystem, we have a variety of projects that span multiple programming languages and communities.

We worked on three projects with three amazing students over the summer.