Tech Blog Archive

User Experience in Product

Introducing eBay’s New Time Away Feature to Help Sellers Manage Selling on eBay While on a Break

Time Away is now available to all Sellers and automatically updates the shipping date to make the experience more seamless.

By: Vikram Shandilya
Mobile in Product

eBay Partners with Google Assistant to Bring Voice Control to eBay’s Android App

A new partnership launches voice control capabilities on our marketplace to meet the needs of our customers by creating a more seamless, modern experience.

By: Evan Thomas
Developer Tools in Engineering

An Automatic Mirror Testing Solution for Messaging Systems in eBay

A look at how we developed a solution for automatic mirror testing to overcome the challenges of migrating eBay’s proprietary messaging applications to a more modern technical stack.

By: Tao Jin and Vivek Gadiyar
Developer Tools in Engineering

High Efficiency Tool Platform for Framework Migration

The eBay framework team has implemented a brand new tooling platform to speed up framework level migration. It supports highly efficient migration of applications running on legacy stacks to new platforms. This has been proven by the success stories migrating Batch, SOA, Trading/Shopping API, and messaging application migration.

By: Paul Zhang and Vivek Gadiyar
Search Science in Product

eBay Helps Buyers More Easily Discover Competitively Priced Items

eBay recently launched a new feature that helps buyers find things easily on the Search page by highlighting competitively priced items from trusted sellers.

By: Prerna Dubey and Manoj Kannadasan
User Experience in Product

eBay Virtual Tracking Number Now Live in the UK and Australia

eBay’s unique code flows through Royal Mail and Australia Post networks, automating provision of eligible tracking and event data for buyers and sellers.

By: Brian Pao, Shuja Rahman and Irene Keay
Android in Engineering

The Journey to Integrating Android App Bundles

Over the last few years, our Native Mobile Architecture team has been reshaping our native app experience to better align with evolving mobile standards.

By: Christopher Bowling
Service Architecture in Engineering

Terapeak Research 2.0 - Making the Data Processing Pipeline Robust

How the data processing pipeline functions in Terapeak and what factors make it fault tolerant, robust and highly available.

By: Kashif Usmani, Yury Elizarov and Khachatur Kocharyan
Mobile in Product

Dark Mode Now Live on eBay Native Apps

eBay becomes one of the first ecommerce companies to launch Dark Mode on iOS and Dark Theme on Android.

By: Bradford Shellhammer
Mobile in Product

eBay Integrates Video into the eBay Motors App

The eBay Video Platform will allow sellers to add in videos of the cars they are selling on the eBay Motors App.

By: Geetanjali Gupta and Gilbert Bouzeid