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01:07:17

Biological Realms in Computer Science

Posted by Didier Verna  on  Jul 16, 2014 1

Didier Verna keynotes on the bonds between biology and computer science, how these bonds developed over the years, and how software could behave like living organisms.

01:26:43

Lies, Damn Lies, and Estimates

Posted by Seb Rose  on  Jul 04, 2014

Seb Rose wonders if estimates are worthwhile and discusses what business people – Steve McConnell, Demarco, Lister, Disraeli - have to say about this.

01:21:42

Cool and Ripe for Exploitation: Search-Based Software Engineering (SBSE)

Posted by Christopher Simons  on  Jun 27, 2014

Christopher Simons suggests using SBSE to iterated through multiple possible solutions and select the one that performs the best, offering insight into some available tools and techniques.

56:53

Why Agile Doesn't Scale (and What You Can Do about It)

Posted by Dan North  on  Jun 27, 2014 1

Dan North believes Agile scales if teams achieve contextual consistency through shared guiding principles, a clear vision and a common understanding.

01:36:26

Automated Test Hell, or There and Back Again

Posted by Wojciech Seliga  on  Jun 26, 2014 3

Wojciech Seliga shares from experience how complex it can be to deal with thousands of tests -unit, functional, integration, performance- for Atlassian JIRA and what they did to bring it under control.

01:18:44

Order Notation in Practice

Posted by Roger Orr  on  Jun 18, 2014 1

Roger Orr solves a problem with different levels of complexity trying to answer what the complexity notation actually means and why it is important in practice.

01:35:18

C++14 Early Thoughts

Posted by Bjarne Stroustrup  on  Oct 10, 2013

Bjarne Stroustrup discusses features that might appear in C++14: braces for copy initialization, return type deduction in functions, generic (polymorphic) lambdas, user-defined literals, etc.

01:12:02

Growing C++ Software Guided by Tests

Posted by Alan Griffiths  on  Oct 04, 2013

Alan Griffiths shares the organizational process, the technological challenges and the solutions adopted by a team developing a C++ systems component.

01:23:40

Effective GoF Patterns with C++11 and Boost

Posted by Tobias Darm  on  Sep 28, 2013 2

Tobias Darm discusses how some of the GoF patterns can be implemented differently in C++11 using Boost libraries.

01:30:38

Git–Why Should I Care about the Index?

Posted by Charles Bailey  on  Sep 20, 2013

Charles Bailey takes a look at Git Index’s internals, explaining why it is used, what and how is stored in it, and what operations can be used against it.

39:04

How to Narrow Down What to Test

Posted by Zsolt Fabok  on  Sep 08, 2013

Zsolt Fabok presents several methods that can be used to find areas which are worth testing so that organizations do not have to spend more effort on testing than what is absolutely necessary.

45:31

The Art of Reviewing Code

Posted by Arjan van Leeuwen  on  Aug 30, 2013 2

Arjan van Leeuwen overviews code reviews advantages and disadvantages, how much can be done in a code review, types of critiques, how to handle critiques and conflicts that might arise from them.

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