Jason McCreary takes a look at using background job processes, messaging queues, and cache to help an application scale.
Bill Sempf discusses security in the context of the SDLC, presenting the analysis results from reviewing several code sources, the problems found and the corresponding solutions.
Scott Seighman discusses causes of common performance issues in Big Data environments, heap size, garbage collection, JVM reuse tuning guidelines and Big Data performance analysis tools.
Melissa Tondi discusses mobile testing, advising on creating a device testing matrix and the balance between devices and emulators, along with a comparison between various automated testing tools.
Ken Dale demoes building, testing and deploying a project in the cloud using popular services and technologies.
Georgi Knox conducts a hands on session overviewing the history of Linux, what the kernel is, what system calls are, how to write modules, how to build a kernel, etc.
Bob Familiar introduces microservices, discussing their architecture and outlining cloud deployment scenarios, exemplified by a live demo on Microsoft Azure.
Erik Dahl shares a number of lessons learned along the way, outlining a set of UX Axioms designers and developers alike can use to integrate UX into their practice.
Jason McCreary discusses how a number of books from The Reading List - Implementation Patterns, Refactoring, Design Patterns, The Pragmatic Programmer - helped him with becoming a software engineer.
In this talk Alan Blount gives a quick overview of the main categories of testing and how they may apply to various web application projects.
Project Roslyn is Microsoft's next generation .Net compiler. Its API allows you to dig into the details of any C# or VB Code.