Caitie McCaffrey talks about scaling game backend services for Halo 4 and others, stress & performance testing, the Orleans actor framework, and the future of distributed programming.
How do you create hits in mobile gaming? Jesper Richter-Reichhelm, Head of Engineering at Wooga, tells us about the challenges of mobile game development. How do you find the right story for a game, what technological base is the right one? And after all, what are the indications that a game might not be a hit which leads to stopping the project even right before global launch?
Recorded at EclipseCon NA 2015, Tom Schindl talks to Alex Blewitt about the state of Java FX within Eclipse, from being used to create performant GUI tools to rendering the E4 Eclipse IDE with JavaFX as a replacement for SWT.
Shane Hastie on Distributed Agile Teams, Product Ownership and the Agile Manifesto Translation Program
An interview with Shane Hastie about working effectively in distributed agile teams and making remote working work, why product ownership should be a team sport and how product owners teams can work with development teams and the Agile Manifesto translation program.
John Graham-Cumming talks about his work at CloudFlare, and being a polyglot programmer there. He also discusses reverse engineering GNU Make, and writing a book about it. The interview also touches on side projects with Arduino and Raspberry Pi, his successful campaign to get Turing pardoned, the project to build Babbage's analytical engine, and his Geek Atlas.
Recorded at EclipseCon NA 2015, Benjamin Cabé talks to Alex Blewitt about the state of the Internet of Things at Eclipse, including newly released and recently created projects under the IoT umbrella at Eclipse, as well the importance of having a neutral body to provide a hub for commercial organisations.
Salvatore Sanfilipo, the core developer for Redis talks about how it is unique in the ecosystem, how the user base is growing and how it is influencing the roadmap. He also talks about some good use cases for Redis and what is not.
Recorded at EclipseCon NA 2015, Lars Vogel talks to Alex Blewitt about the state of the Eclipse platform, how Git and Gerrit are helping increase contributions and code quality, and what to look out for in the upcoming Eclipse Mars release.
Aino Corry talks about using different teaching methods to teach university students at different levels, how students and professors react to the different methods, what makes teaching rewarding for her and how the future will look in teaching.
Yodit Stanton explains IoT: existing use cases of connected sensors and data processing, the various aspects of IoT security, programming systems, and OpenSensors for accessing and publishing data.
Rebecca Parsons, Thoughtworks CTO, on microservices: prerequisites, challenges and benefits. Also insights on designing services for scalability, handling failure and eventual consistency.
Aino Corry talks about overcoming barriers in retrospectives, facilitating effective retrospectives, techniques for doing retrospectives and the vital skills that retrospective facilitators need.