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, …

Synchronizing largely geographically distributed teams with Lint

It’s well known that as a team grows, the communication overhead increases geometrically until it takes up most of the time of the members. Static analysis can help us reduce the time cost, streamline the code review process, as well as to keep big teams synchronized. As you can imagine, in LINE we face challenging …

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 …

LIFF + TIC-80

Hello, this is Seisuke. I work at LINE Fukuoka as an engineer for LINE app for Android. Our office held a hackathon for LINERs in November 2018, at which I had a chance to try out TIC-80, a fantasy console, with LIFF. I wanted to share some of the lessons I learned through the event. …

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 …

LINE with OpenJDK: From compatibility check to things to watch out for

Good to see you all! I’m YongChan Kwon, an SRE (Service Reliability Engineer) at the Service Engineering Team. As you can guess from the team name or my role, I’m more like a generalist, filling in the gaps between various stages in service life cycle such as infrastructure, development and service technology. As Oracle announced its new …

LINE Security Bug Bounty Program Report 2018

Hello, this is Kazuhiro Kubota from the LINE Security Department. Last time we brought you the report for the first half of 2018. Today, I’d like to summarize the results of the LINE Security Bug Bounty program for 2018. Number of reports in 2018 In 2018, a total of 88 reports qualified for the program. This figure is almost twice as many …

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 …