XING Devblog

Monthly Archives: October 2011

Monitor webpage printouts

A platform like XING demands constant monitoring for various reasons – both to see how the users interact with the site and of course to verify global availability and performance. Here at XING we use a combination of industry-standard and custom-made tools for these purposes, while always making sure that user privacy is also taken   Continue Reading…


Infinite.Scroll

zv7qrnb As a developer you’re often confronted with a large amount of content and need to decide on a possible solution when dealing with it on a website. Pagination is one way of handling this, but for some projects we decided to use another approach: the Infinite.Scroll. Infinite.Scroll is a mechanism that dynamically fetches new   Continue Reading…


Endless loading in the Activity Stream on the Android Xing app

The new “what’s new in your network” feed is presented on the Android and iPhone app as a list of items which, if scrolled down, loads older items endlessly. Here is how we accomplish this on Android. Supporting XING’s “what’s new in your network” feed has been one of the most challenging tasks we have   Continue Reading…