Bob Familiar introduces microservices, discussing their architecture and outlining cloud deployment scenarios, exemplified by a live demo on Microsoft Azure.
Yan Cui shares lessons learned using Neo4j to model the in-game economy of the "Here Be Monsters" game and automate the balancing process.
Keith Dahlby overviews OWIN, discussing its implications for .NET web application design and reviewing a real-world example of OWIN in action.
Paul Moreno shows how to federate AWS IAM permissions, roles, and users with a directory service such as LDAP or Active Directory with an Identity Provider.
Ransom Richardson presents the Talko service architecture, its implementation and operation in the cloud, why they are using Erlang for it and key things learned along the way.
Project Roslyn is Microsoft's next generation .Net compiler. Its API allows you to dig into the details of any C# or VB Code.
Jim Wooley outlines the synergies between SignalR and Reactive Extensions enabling asynchronous LINQ over HTTP push notifications sent to a variety of clients.
Felienne Hermans presents various algorithms that outlining the power of Excel, showing that spreadsheets are fit for TDD and rapid prototyping.
Benjamin Hindman discusses Apache Mesos, focusing on the Mesos API and how the primitives provided by Mesos can make it easier to build new stateful services and frameworks.
Guy Davidson, Tom Miles discuss 64-bit programming pitfalls, Unity builds, writing portable code, and persuading a large development team of varying levels of skill to write portable code as well.
Ian Craggs discusses MQTT-SN and the tools for using it in the Eclipse Paho and Mosquitto projects.
Randy Shoup discusses modern service architectures at scale, using specific examples from both Google and eBay. He covers some interesting lessons learned in building and operating these sites.