Stefan Tilkov makes a pragmatic introduction to the basic principles of the Web's architectural approach, and takes a look at the most common misconceptions.
David Gauquelin keynotes on the role played by designers in imagining, building, and developing the products that will shape people’s lives in this new interconnected world.
Pieter Hintjens keynotes on the current digital revolution that has created an “all seeing, all hearing policeman”, discussing what can be done about it.
Todd Montgomery explains using WebSocket and reactive programming in an event driven RESTful architecture for the emerging IoT world.
Barbara Simons examines some of the threats of Internet voting in the hope of encouraging the technical community to oppose Internet voting unless and until these threats can be eliminated.
Ilya Grigorik shares details on Google’s project to make the web faster: some of their findings on what slows down the web experience and how they improved it in Chrome and services.
Alex Russell discusses the state of web technologies, the internal tensions between specifying new features for a platform and its adoption, and what could be done to achieve a layered architecture.
Paul Downey talks on the current status of identity management on the web covering cross-site challenges, REST, HTTPS, Open ID, all in the context of enterprise architecture.
Boris Bokowski introduces Orion, a web-based development tool, explaining its design principles: integrating several Internet technologies, such as HTTP, REST, JSON, OAuth, OpenID, and others.
Justin Sheehy details Webmachine, a RESTful toolkit for writing well-behaved HTTP applications, helping developers to deal with the complexities of an HTTP-based application.
Brad Drysdale makes a case for WebSockets, comparing it with current solutions – HTTP, AJAX, Comet-, and showing its low overhead and latency, making it a better solution for today’s web applications.
Scott Davis reviews some of the most important HTML5 features: semantic elements (header, footer, nav, section, and article), form enhancements, video and mobile support, already in use today.