Scott Smerchek presents the benefits of using a nonprofit web project to learn Rails and what he learned while building LoveKC.org, introducing various Rails topics.
Josh Long introduces some of the latest Spring features supporting HATEOAS-compliant and OAuth-secured REST services, NoSQL and Big Data, Websockets, OAuth, open-web security and mobile.
The authors present design patterns and use cases of capital market firms that are incorporating big data technologies into their credit risk analysis, price discovery or sentiment analysis software.
Paul Fremantle discusses using WSO2 Identity Server for a federated identity for the Internet of Things.
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.
Darren Hobbs shares lessons learned building polyglot systems, the technology choices made. mitigating risk and delivering value.
Paul Simmonds discusses the importance of identity and attribute information that will define how access to the functionality and how data is governed by applications in the near future.
Frank Breedijk addresses security concerns raised in a DevOps environment that practices continuous deployment.
Joe Kuemerle discusses some of the top threats that can break an app along with techniques to improve the design of an application to minimize vulnerabilities and mitigate what cannot be removed.
Graham Steel discusses several cryptographic standards and examines the key management and cryptographic primitives offered by some of most widely encountered crypto APIs.
Caspar Bowden discusses about duplicity, the impact of Snowden's revelations on the society and what can be done about trust today.
Tim Lister presents the advantages—and the dangers—of practicing risk management in an adult-like fashion, offering a process for tailoring an organization and discussing how it can grow up.