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Jakub Nesetril, CEO of Apiary on Web APIs and Developer Experience

Posted by Jakub Nesetril on  Jan 22, 2014

Developer experience(DX) was one of the prime motivators for Web APIs in response to SOA. Now companies such as Apiary are focused on enhancing this experience and improving developer productivity by taking a page from the SOA book around automation through tooling. Jakub Nesetril explains the nuances of what constitutes good DX and how Web APIs need to be designed and implemented in this context.

18:24

Developer Evangelist Jon Gottfried on App Development with Twilio

Posted by Jon Gottfried on  Jan 20, 2014

Developer Evangelist Jon Gottfried of Twilio discusses the ins and outs of adding voice and SMS messages with Twilio's RESTful API. Learn about adding Twilio's telephony features like sending and receiving text messages to and from your mobile or web app.

22:09

Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang on the Reactive Manifesto

Posted by Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang on  Jan 16, 2014 1

Francesco Cesarini and Viktor Klang explain the motivation behind the Reactive Manifesto and what exactly it brings to the table. Also: what Erlang and Scala/Akka can learn from each other.

29:36

Cliff Click on In-Memory Processing, 0xdata H20, Efficient Low Latency Java and GCs

Posted by Cliff Click on  Jan 10, 2014 1

Cliff Click explains 0xdata's H20, a clustering and in-memory math and statistics solution (available for Hadoop and standalone), writing H20's memory representation and compression in Java, low latency Java vs GCs, and much more.

21:44

Andrew Betts on Developing for Mobile with HTML5

Posted by Andrew Betts on  Jan 03, 2014

Andrew Betts, founder of FT labs, discusses emerging trends in mobile development using web technologies, the benefits of developing for the web over building native, the difficulties of dealing with browsers and tooling.

23:29

Tom Dale on Ember and JavaScript Frameworks

Posted by Tom Dale on  Dec 26, 2013

Tom Dale, co-creator of the Ember JavaScript MVC framework, discusses the past, present and future of the framework. He also addresses the proliferation of JavaScript frameworks and libraries and how he deals with critics in the JavaScript community.

24:53

Dean Wampler on Scalding, NoSQL, Scala, Functional Programming and Big Data

Posted by Dean Wampler on  Dec 16, 2013

Dean Wampler explains Scalding and the other Hadoop support libraries, the return of SQL, how (big) data is the killer application for functional programming, Java 8 vs Scala, and much more.

18:38

Christian Legnitto on the Mobile Release Process and Tooling at Facebook

Posted by Christian Legnitto on  Dec 12, 2013

Christian Legnitto describes FB's release process for mobile apps, how FB has no dedicated iOS or Android teams, A/B testing and the Play Beta program, tools used for the build process, and much more.

14:01

Machine Learning Netflix Style with Xavier Amatriain

Posted by Xavier Amatriain on  Dec 09, 2013

Xavier Amatriain discusses how Netflix uses specialized roles, including that of the Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer, to deliver valuable data at the right time to Netflix' customer base through a mixture of offline, online, and nearline data processes. Xavier also discusses what it takes to become a Machine Learning Engineer and how to gain real experience in the field.

40:57

Keith Adams on PHP at Facebook, Efficient PHP with HHVM, Optional Typing with Hack

Posted by Keith Adams on  Dec 06, 2013

Keith Adams explains how/where/why Facebook uses PHP, PHP's benefits (lack of state/programmer workflow/concurrency), efficient PHP with HHVM, the Hack project for optional typing PHP and much more.

28:51

Crista Lopes on Constraints and Styles of Programming

Posted by Cristina Videira Lopes on  Dec 05, 2013

Crista Lopes discusses the idea of using constraints to define styles of programming and architecture. Also: large scale static analysis of open source code, Open Simulator and VR, and much more.

24:40

Content Security Policy with Mike West

Posted by Mike West on  Nov 29, 2013 1

The Content Security Policy specification is a mechanism web applications can use to mitigate a broad class of content injection vulnerabilities, such as cross-site scripting (XSS). Content Security Policy is a declarative policy that lets web developers inform the client about the sources from which the application expects to load resources.

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