18 articles
  • May 10, 2023

    TV Spatial Navigation

    Very often, when developing user interfaces, a lot of focus is given to the visuals, as that’s what primarily gets [...]

    Published by Sergio Avalos, Senior Engineer
  • March 31, 2023

    Load Testing for 2022 Wrapped

    Wrapped is Spotify’s global annual year-end campaign that celebrates our listeners with a personalized review of their listening habits over [...]

    Published by Fred Wang, Senior Backend Engineer
  • March 15, 2023

    Encore x Accessibility: A Balancing Act

    On the Encore team (Spotify’s design system), there’s nothing we love more than collaborating with our fellow squads — (1) [...]

    Published by Arielle Benedek (Product Manager), Rose Marantz (Web Engineer), and Tamas Geczy (Web Engineer)
  • February 1, 2023

    Unleashing ML Innovation at Spotify with Ray

    Introduction As the field of machine learning (ML) continues to evolve and its impact on society and various aspects of [...]

    Published by Divita Vohra, Sr. Product Manager, Keshi Dai, Sr. ML Engineer, David Xia, Sr. ML Engineer, & Praveen Ravichandran, Staff Research Scientist
  • November 8, 2022

    Spotify’s Vulnerability Management Platform

    We started developing our vulnerability management platform (VMP) at Spotify in Q2, 2020, and now that we’ve implemented it and [...]

    Published by Yukio Mizuta (Sr. Backend Engineer) and Nurit Izrailov (Software Engineer)
  • October 25, 2022

    Bringing the Climate Fight to Your IDE

    TL;DR As part of Spotify’s goal to reach net zero emissions by 2030, we’ve made climate action one of our [...]

    Published by Tyson Singer, Head of Technology and Platforms
  • September 15, 2022

    Scaling Translations at Spotify

    Last year, we added support for 36 new languages to our products in one go, for a total of 62 [...]

    Published by Tommy Tynjä (Senior Engineering Manager and Project Engineering Lead) and Martiño Prada Díaz (Director, Localization)
  • July 25, 2022

    Software Visualization — Challenge, Accepted

    TL;DR Architectural diagrams are the bread and butter of software design and a foundational tool for communication and collaboration on [...]

    Published by Renato Kalman (Sr. Engineer) and Johan Wallin (Staff Engineer)
  • April 28, 2022

    Spotify Live: From Live to Recording

    Spotify Live (formerly Spotify Greenroom) is a platform that democratizes live audio streams. Creators are able to create rooms and [...]

    Published by Robert Segura, Senior Engineer