Jon Skeet entertains the audience with C# snippets that one should not use in real life.
Jessica Kerr explains through Java and C# code samples six principles of the functional programming style.
Kevin Grossnicklaus introduces and demos iOS development via Xamarin to .NET developers: the environment, tips and resources, sharing code, Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin Studio.
Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.
Seth Juarez introduces the nuML machine learning library, addressing the clustering issue in .NET applications by focusing on recommendation engines and anomaly detection.
Brian Korzynski unveils the secrets on LINQ, how it works and the constructs it uses, covering Funcs, Actions, lambdas, and expressions.
Chris Risner demos an Android app built with Azure Mobile Services using structured data stored in the cloud, GCM push notifications with a single line of code, authentication, security and others.
Tomas Petricek introduces F#’s capabilities in dealing with scientific data: type providers -CSV, XML, JSON, REST-, interactive development, data visualization libraries, integration with R or MathLab
Anthony Saxby introduces the new capabilities added to SQL Server, SQL Server PDW and HDInsight in the first half of 2014.