Barbara Fusinska explains the challenges of building offline mobile applications: synchronisation, API design, data modeling, and much more.
Dianne Marsh talks to Charles Humble about hiring an engineer at Netflix, organising an engineering team around speed of execution, the languages and frameworks Netflix uses, and diversity in IT.
Mike Long explains the new memory model in C++: why it's necessary, what it does, and who needs to know about it. Also: a look at modern C++ programming.
Andrea Magnorsky talks about her experience with adopting F# for .NET game development, where F# fits, property based testing with FsCheck, and much more.
Eberhard Wolff explains his assertion that "Java application servers are dead". He describes application server deployment and monitoring model complexities and WAR and EAR deployment format deficits. In turn he promotes simpler and more standard compliant alternatives based on language agnostic tool stacks, while also acknowledging valid non-technical reasons that can prevent their adoption.
Turing Award winner Leslie Lamport talks to Charles Humble about LaTeX, Paxos, his "Time, Clocks and the Ordering of Events in a Distributed System" paper, TLA and TLA+
Understanding how Java 8 lambdas capture state can help programmers create more efficient and elegant designs. Todd Montgomery discusses his findings in this space and also unveils Aeron, a new open source messaging library for enabling communication between high volume, low latency applications.
Al Tsang talks about using Node.js to build Web APIs, the emergence of an API economy, the convergence between an API Gateway and an ESB, and Node Forward Group's decision to fork Node.
Todd Montgomery explains protocol design, the advantages of binary over text protocols, formal verification tools and methods, and much more.
Andrew Sorensen explains live music coding with Extempore, the challenges of real time programming, garbage collection, static analysis to determine real time code meets its deadlines, hotswapping code, and much more.
Jerome Louvel talks about Web APIs, the Restlet framework and his latest venture APISpark