Willem and Marc introduce cultural patterns that can be found in software organizations. By understanding the cultural patterns then you can better adapt your practices.
Dan Hanley, at QCon London 2008 addresses the challenges of building large scale SaaS applications. Using examples from three Magus application frameworks, Dan exposes principles of SaaS development.
We know that small increments that produce progress toward a goal is a way for teams to work successfully. Does it work well because the individuals on the team are hardwired to work in cycles?
This session addresses the abstract notion of 'simplicity', why it is critical in modern UI design, and answers questions, like "Why do design processes and good intentions undermine simplicity?"
This presentation demonstrates the features of JQuery, particularly its support for AJax and DOM services plus cross-browser compatibility. Details of the library and its structure are covered.
David Harper and Dominique Delarue present the Market Risk System used by BNP to retrieve, store and analyze risk data for all trading activities of their bank.
This talk highlights what's on offer in the different agile methods, where different agile practices add value and how to go about blending them into your current approach.
In this video recorded during QCon London 2008, Pete Goodliffe presents two Linux-based audio products with a complete different outcome, software design making the difference.
This presentation covers Betfair's efforts, e.g. Flywheel, that enables serving 50,000 low cost transactions per second. This technology has become the basis for the Tradefair financial exchange.
John Davies discusses investment banking technology, integration, complex data models, distributed architectures and SWIFT MT to MX migration.
At QCon London 2008, Neal Gafter discusses language changes being developed for the JDK7; their interactions, how they are conditioned upon pre-existing language design choices, and API design.
David Chelimsky takes a look at the Ruby Gems system - and a few very useful Gems: hpricot, builder, mocha, hoe, bones, and more.