Category Archives: Miscellaneous

EuroSTAR Conference 2018

What is EuroSTAR Conference 2018 EuroSTAR is an annual Software Testing Conference hosted in Europe, in November. The topics of the conference covered vary from improving software development process, like DevOps and Agile, or AI related automation testing, and also the mindset building-up to overcome recognization biases. For the details of this yearly Software Testers Festival, …

TensorFlow.js

Greetings! This is Jun and I’m a front-end developer at LINE. Recently the front-end development scene is booming with new technologies and it’s becoming difficult to catch up with all those new things. Personally I’m onto machine learning (ML). As part of today’s topic as “implementing machine learning in front-end web development”, let me share …

Wrapping a native SDK for Unity: our challenges and choices

I am Wei Wang from the LINE SDK development team. Last year at LINE Dev Day 2018, we released our new open source LINE SDK for iOS and Android. The SDK provides a modern way to integrate LINE Login and several APIs into your app, helping you create an engaging and personalized user experience. In addition to app …

conflr: Publishing R Markdown documents on Confluence

I’m Hiroaki Yutani from Data Analysis team, Data Labs. Today, I’m happy to announce conflr (pronounced as confl-R), an open source R package for publishing R Markdown documents on Atlassian Confluence. In this post, I’ll briefly explain the motivation; why we need this, and how to use conflr. A gap between R Markdown and Confluence Confluence is one of …

Introducing Rekcurd for Clova

Machine learning (ML) is getting more and more popular these days. You probably are using it already at your work, or have been encouraged to have a go at it. Thanks to its popularity, we see more tools and frameworks for machine learning emerging. Not only that, anyone can learn linear regression, logistic regression as well as various deep learning algorithms such as Perceptron, Adaboost, Random Forest, Support Vector Machine and XGBoost. Although we are seeing growth in tools and frameworks for learning, there are not enough tools or frameworks for operating machine learning modules. Which brings me to introduce a machine learning management platform, Rekcurd, we use for the LINE’s AI platform, Clova.

How to use E-ink with LINE Things

Hello again! This is Ukrit Pongsathaporn back with another post about LINE Things. This post will be going over the capabilities and features of the demo device to be used with LINE Things. Today, we’d like to introduce you to LINE Things’ latest device, LINE Things E-card (Bluetooth Low Energy Electronic Display)! It is a …

Have you heard of LTO (Linear Tape-Open) drives?

Hi there, this is Tamaki (@r_ralph_h) from the LINE Android app development team. I’d like to share my tryout on LTO drives with you, which is not commonly known by the general population of consumers. What is LTO drive? The official name of LTO is Linear Tape-Open which is a magnetic tape storage technology. Audio …

The Agile + DevOps EAST 2018

The Agile + DevOps is one of the software conferences TechWell Corporation holds. The conference focuses on seeking to accelerate the delivery of reliable and secure software applications. Also on how the practice of Agile & DevOps brings cross-functional stakeholders together, to deliver software with greater speed and agility, while meeting quality and security demands. This conference give you an opportunity to …

An overview of 2018 language models

Hello, this is Tung from Clova team. Clova is our AI platform that comes with the first generation smart devices as Clova Friends and Clova Wave. You can find more information on the products here (Sorry, the site is in Japanese). Today, as we start 2019, I want to invite you to reflect on a very hot topic …

When do GitHub pull requests get closed automatically?

This is Ohara(@kory1202), I am currently working as an engineer for the server side at LINE. The way we handle our code on Git is this; we create pull requests with the master branch as the base branch. We’ve seen pull requests getting automatically closed when merging them, but weren’t aware the precise condition for …