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01:18:44

Order Notation in Practice

Posted by Roger Orr  on  Jun 18, 2014 1

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.

27:59

JIT Compilation Techniques

Posted by Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert  on  Jun 15, 2014 1

Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert introduces adaptive compilation strategies aiming to fulfill the seemingly conflicting goals of producing more optimal machine code while reducing compilation time.

39:10

What Should the Average JS Ninja Know about Upcoming JavaScript and Browser Features?

Posted by Daniel Steigerwald  on  May 25, 2014 1

Daniel Steigerwald introduces some of the new JavaScript language features and tools: transpilers, polyfills, and others.

25:32

Extreme Speedups and GPGPU: A Tale of Two Practical Uses of Reified Trees

Posted by Olivier Chafik  on  May 17, 2014

Olivier Chafik discusses how to make a practical use of reified trees in Scala, with two applications: run-time (re)compilation for extreme speed, and conversion to another language (OpenCL).

52:02

Java vs. C/C++ Performance Panel

Posted by Gil Tene, Martin Thompson, Todd Montgomery, Keith Adams  on  Mar 07, 2014 7

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.

41:32

C++: The Good Parts

Posted by Jordan DeLong  on  Mar 06, 2014 1

Jordan DeLong overviews the past, current and near future "good parts" of C++'s functional side through the colored lens of his biases.

48:44

Practicing at the Cutting Edge: Learning and Unlearning about Java Performance

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jan 21, 2014

Martin Thompson overviews Java's evolution, comparing it with C++'s, discussing the challenges of pushing the performance limits.

44:36

Getting Pushy: Pushing Data from Server to Browser

Posted by David Pollak  on  Jan 07, 2014 1

David Pollak presents Lift's design and how the same design decisions were applied to Clojure/ClojureScript/AngularJS. Lift is a web framework with support for server-push.

38:54

Web Apps in Clojure and ClojureScript with Pedestal

Posted by Brenton Ashworth  on  Jan 02, 2014 1

Brenton Ashworth introduces the Pedestal application library as a way to build rich collaborative applications in Clojure and ClojureScript.

31:10

Building an Optimising Compiler for Dart

Posted by Vyacheslav Egorov  on  Jan 02, 2014

Vyacheslav Egorov details how some of Dart's language features affected the design of a new JIT Dart compiler and how the V8 JavaScript engine influenced the overall design.

43:38

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Tuning

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 27, 2013

Keith Adams shares HHVM insights showing how a system can become very performant if it is well tuned.

01:29:07

Lift-off with Groovy 2.1

Posted by Guillaume Laforge  on  Oct 30, 2013

Guillaume Laforge introduces some of the new features in Groovy 2.1: better Invoke Dynamic, DSL-related annotation, grouping annotations, compiler customization.

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