William Fink demos a pre-release Kinect for Windows, showing its new features and capabilities.
Jan Machacek demos creating and using reactive APIs in Scala with Spray and Akka.
Tim Fox introduces and demos building lightweight reactive applications with Vert.x.
Stephen Chin demos Java SE Embedded’s support for ARM processors and Java SE 8 running on consumer tablets, embedded devices such as Raspberry Pi and PandaBoard, and the new Lego Mindstorms EV3.
Rob Winch introduces Spring Boot, showing how to create the first app with it and explaining how it works under the hood.
Grant Davies introduces Xamarin and demos creating a cross-platform mobile application.
Bodil Stokke demos building a complete video game from nothing in the span of a conference talk using functional reactive programming.
Jon Skeet provides practical advice on designing APIs using immutability, separation of concerns and other principles, resulting in elegant and reusable code.
Uwe Friedrichsen discusses implementing resilient software design patterns (code included) and improving those patterns to achieve robustness and becoming a resilient software developer.
Jesse Cravens demoes setting up client-side models with various persistence solutions using data bindings, and showing how Ember’s router manages application state.