Donald Belcham presents design patterns and development concepts that protects one’s code from external systems that may change in uncontrollable ways.
Rachel Laycock focuses on the architecture of an application, addressing patterns such as microservices and evolutionary architecture, which can speed up delivery.
Ryan Gardner focuses on how Dealer.com leveraged the powerful attributes of both Apache ZooKeeper and Spring to rid their application of local configuration files.
Armon Dadgar presents Consul, a distributed control plane for the datacenter. Armon demonstrates how Consul can be used to build, configure, monitor, and orchestrate distributed systems.
Matthew McCullough examines the last four years of communication culture at GitHub, starting their internal mobile and web apps, use of pull requests, and emoji.
Brett Meyer demos using multiple-tenancy, geographic data, auditing/versioning, sharding, OSGi, and integration with Hibernate.
Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen discuss the challenges dealing with large Clojure legacy code at uSwitch.
Zach Holman discusses the various stumbling blocks GitHub encountered as the company grew over the years.
Charles Bailey takes a look at Git Index’s internals, explaining why it is used, what and how is stored in it, and what operations can be used against it.
Robert Annett explores some of the issues of upgrading, maintaining or replacing legacy Java and .NET applications that haven't been touched in a decade, providing advice on solving common problems.
Justin Beckwith introduces several ways to deploy ASP.NET, Node, and PHP applications to Windows Azure, including git deployment, TFS deployment, continuous integration and custom scripts.
Johan Herland explains how Git does branching and merging in a distributed (and partially disconnected) environment, how to rewrite a commit history, and why staging is useful.