Alex Blewitt, Kevin Seal and Alex Buckley answer Java modularity-related questions: when is modularity needed, how to address it, and what are the improvements in OSGi-based development.
Adam Blum discusses the current trends in mobile development and smartphones, trying to predict what will happen in this area over the next 5 years so a developer would know what to expect.
Roy Osherove discusses the difficulties met when trying to test code embedded in a framework (cog), presenting several solutions to create unit tests for cogs, using Silverlight code as example.
Ross Mason discusses how to use enterprise mashups by applying a number of patterns, such as FeedFactory, Super Search, and Pipeline, in order to find new ways to benefit from existing enterprise data
Udi Dahan discusses the Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) pattern, detailing on queries and commands, what they are and how they should be used in an asynchronous programming environment
Ralph Johnson discusses principles, practices and tools relating to software development starting from already existing code which needs refactoring, maintenance, and sometimes architectural change.
Pete Goodliffe provokes his listeners to keep learning, offering advice on how to approach learning, what is valuable and what can be ignored, how to deal with new things, having a healthy attitude.
Mark Ramm talks on why they chose MongoDB for SourceForge, how it compared to other possible solutions, the problems encountered, how they fixed them, overall lessons learned, and answering questions.
John Hughes shows how to explore the bugs of a code by creating a series of tests in Erlang and using multiple test frameworks, discovering the faults and evaluating the frameworks while doing it.
Stefan Norberg introduces Domain Event-Driven Architecture, how it helps SOA, and how it has been used by Unibet to make its architecture less coupled, resulting in better performance and scalability.
Enda Farrell discusses how CouchDB is used by BBC, presenting the context, the operations performed against it, how replication and compacting works, some statistics, and how it is used at scale.
Stefan Tilkov discusses SOA basic concepts by making a number of claims, such as “An ESB should not be at the core of your SOA”, followed by explanations and related recommendations.