Tomas Petricek introduces F#’s capabilities in dealing with scientific data: type providers -CSV, XML, JSON, REST-, interactive development, data visualization libraries, integration with R or MathLab.
Jacob Rutledge introduces Google Glass, what can be done with it and how to get started programming against it with Android SDK, sharing his own experience with it as a consumer and developer.
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.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by DataStax, Johnny Miller introduces the Cassandra native protocol, native drivers and Cassandra Query Language (CQL), explaining how to integrate with and query Cassandra without Trift or RPC.
Anthony Saxby introduces the new capabilities added to SQL Server, SQL Server PDW and HDInsight in the first half of 2014.
Mitchel Sellers uses multiple real-world applications to show practical implementations of Async within actual applications, covering various scenarios and implementations of the Async pattern.
Ian Robinson discusses graphs data structures, some of the queries that can extract data from them, and tools and techniques to work with graph data.
Phil Trelford demoes accessing a variety of data sources via F# Type Providers.
Felienne Hermans introduces BumbleBee, a refactoring and metaprogramming spreadsheets tool based on a DSL that can perform transformations against spreadsheet formulas.
Daniel Mikusa and Stuart Williams overview of the changes and new features introduced by both the updated Servlet, JSP, EL, WebSocket specifications and the Tomcat specific changes.
Andrew Crump shows how to deploy and scale applications written in a variety of languages (including Clojure and Erlang) to Cloud Foundry.
Baruch Sadogursky discusses creating DSLs which support plugins written both in Groovy or Java, addressing good public API design practices, security, and classpath isolation.