Trisha Gee and Dan North explain how to effectively assess job candidates, treating them fairly and evenhandedly, gathering evidence to support a hiring, or passing, decision.
Scott Stanfield, CEO of Vertigo, presents the Hard Rock Memorabilia web site containing pictures with 200 Mp resolution and how one can zoom in to see very fine details using Silverlight’s Deep Zoom. He also shows other projects to underline some of the Silverlight’s capabilities.
Biztalk Services introduces the concept of an Internet Service Bus. Simon Thurman demonstrates a set of foundational capabilities that can be considered as part of a ubiquitous fabric for distributed applications to rely on and which helps to enable a completely new breed of applications that were no possible until today.
Eric Nelson discusses how developers can use their favorite programming language hosted on a Windows web server. Eric provides an architectural deep dive into the internals of IIS and the .NET Framework 3.5 with a goal of reducing the lines of code in web applications.
Mark shares tips and tricks focused on maximizing the development strength of your team. This session filled with real-world examples will cover all the benefits, one of the greatest being that a small team can produce with the force of a large one, and compete on the same level as much bigger teams who are still working with standard architectures.
In this presentation, which was recorded at JAOO, Software AG's Ivo Totev introduces his views on SOA and SOA Governance. Topics covered include how SOA governance can be defined, why governance is needed, and what areas it can be decomposed into. Totev also describes a SOA registry/repository solution, which in Totev's opinion is something that should be introduced in the earliest stages.
Justin Smith presents the internals of the .NET Garbage Collector and how you should design your types to play nicely with it. Learn about heap allocations, the GC Algorithms, Multiprocessor considerations, and the IDisposable pattern.
Bob Martin of Object Mentor presents the first of his five principles of agile design. Beginning with an explanation of the real purpose of object-oriented design - the management of dependencies - Bob walks through a code example to illustrate how dependencies can be managed with abstractions, and that good designs are those in which high-level abstractions do not depend on low-level details.
Toronto.Com attracts over 700,000 unique visitors per month, and offers comprehensive and searchable access to business and event listings. Originally built in 1997, the Java/J2EE technology foundation for the site was expensive and time-consuming to maintain, and limited TorStar Digital's ability to share content and functionality between Toronto.Com and other properties.