Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.
Phil Nash presents how NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis), its relationship with to sitting, standing and walking, and the chemistry behind it helps being fit for long schedules.
Dominic Robinson reflects on several concurrency models, trying to assess which is more pleasant to work with.
Tore Martin Hagen shares from his experience on how to compile and build software for multiple hardware platforms.
Angelika Langer, Klaus Kreft discuss using Streams in Java 8: what they are, parallel or sequential execution, intermediate and terminal operations, stateless operations, and fluent programming.
Bill Liao keynotes on the scale-free self-organizing systems implemented by CoderDojo and how they can be used by other consumer software organizations that wants to achieve significant reach.
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.
Seb Rose wonders if estimates are worthwhile and discusses what business people – Steve McConnell, Demarco, Lister, Disraeli - have to say about this.
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.
Dan North believes Agile scales if teams achieve contextual consistency through shared guiding principles, a clear vision and a common understanding.
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
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.