Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java and how it contrasts to C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of pushing the limits of performance and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams, which often stands at odds with the culture in many organisations.
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.
Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.
Jordan DeLong overviews the past, current and near future "good parts" of C++'s functional side through the colored lens of his biases.
Martin Thompson overviews Java's evolution, comparing it with C++'s, discussing the challenges of pushing the performance limits.
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.
Alan Griffiths shares the organizational process, the technological challenges and the solutions adopted by a team developing a C++ systems component.
Tobias Darm discusses how some of the GoF patterns can be implemented differently in C++11 using Boost libraries.
Dietmar Kuehl discusses creating a C/C++ source code analyzer based on clang.
Paul Snively outlines the benefits of programming with multi-paradigm languages such as Scala, C++ or OCaml.
Bjarne Stroustrup keynotes on what C++ is in general, how C++ 11 makes simple things even simpler, resource management, generic programming, and concurrency.
Guilherme Ottoni presents the design, implementation, and an evaluation of the HipHop compiler for PHP.