Sean Phelan tells the story of MultiMap.com until it was sold to Microsoft, and shares insight from his activity as angel investor.
Ian Plosker shares a number of techniques for establishing the data query patterns from the outset of application development, designing a data model to fit those patterns.
Liz Keogh shows why conversations are the most important aspect of BDD, how examples can help you discover things early, and why discovery is an inevitable part of software development.
Allan Kelly explains What Agile is, Why companies are adopting it in increasing numbers and How it works, providing suggestions on how to start an Agile initiative and how to do things right.
Andy Hume shares details of the processes and approach used by The Guardian in developing and implementing quality in their front-end software.
Phil Nash discusses iOS development, from the idiosyncrasies of Objective-C to how to test a mobile app to getting an app on the app store and getting it noticed.
Giovanni Asproni expands upon the idea that usable APIs help writing clean code.
Gary Gale revisits some of the important milestones in map development over time up to the digital maps of the present time, noting some of the current developments.
Ian Robinson discusses the complexity of highly connected data and how graph databases can help, illustrating the talk with practical examples implemented using Neo4j.