LinkedIn Improves Development Productivity by 10x by Implementing a Messaging Client-Side SDK

A diagram depicting LinkedIn's transition to an SDK-based approach.

LinkedIn recently published how it significantly improved development productivity by implementing a client-side Messenger SDK. Usage of the SDK reduces code maintenance costs across multiple apps by abstracting away thousands of lines of code into shared libraries. In one case, the new SDK saved 40+ developer weeks of effort when building a new LinkedIn experience.

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