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47:28

Organizational Change Myths - Introduction and Sustainability

Posted by Linda Rising  on  Jul 29, 2014

Linda Rising challenges organizational myths like "it's enough to have smart people" or "just have a transition plan and explain it" and it will work out, introducing and sustaining new ideas.

51:22

Practicing at the Cutting Edge: Learning and Unlearning about Performance

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jul 27, 2014

Martin Thompson discusses the major steps in the evolution of Java and how it contrasts to alternative technologies, and the challenges of pushing the limits of performance.

34:25

Testing Mobile with Appium

Posted by Filip Maj  on  Jul 27, 2014

Filip Maj introduces UI testing for web, native and hybrid apps on simulators or real devices with Appium, an open source framework built on WebDriver.

50:51

Why Superman Is Not a Good Agile Team Member

Posted by Karen Siers  on  Jul 27, 2014

Karen Siers outlines the difficulties encountered by a developer switching from a waterfall or cowboy coding environment to a collaborative Agile style.

49:33

Going Reactive: Event-Driven, Scalable, Resilient & Responsive Systems

Posted by Jonas Bonér  on  Jul 27, 2014

Jonas Bonér discusses four key traits of Reactive Apps: Event-Driven, Scalable, Resilient and Responsive, how they impact application design, how they interact, related technologies and techniques.

46:25

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Flexible Scope

Posted by Gojko Adzic  on  Jul 27, 2014

Gojko Adzic shows how to convince people to embrace flexible scope, not only for startup environments but for big enterprise projects as well.

54:32

All Your API Are Belong to Us

Posted by Paul Hill  on  Jul 27, 2014

Paul Hill presents a case study of building an API with a short deadline using Node.js, WebSocket, MongoDB, JSON, Promises, Swagger, Memcached, Varnish and Hypermedia ReST.

44:26

Parallel-lazy Performance: Java 8 vs Scala vs GS Collections

Posted by Craig Motlin  on  Jul 24, 2014

Sponsored by Goldman Sachs. Java 8 has Streams, Scala has parallel collections, and GS Collections has ParallelIterables. Since we use parallelism to achieve better performance, it's interesting to ask: how well do they perform? We'll look at how these three APIs work with a critical eye toward performance. We'll also look at common performance pitfalls.

47:43

How WebMD Maintains Operational Flexibility with NoSQL

Posted by Rajeev Borborah, Matthew Wilson  on  Jul 24, 2014

Rajeev Borborah, Matthew Wilson discuss using NoSQL at WebMD -architecture, benefits, roadmap-, with details on caching and key-value storage implementation behind a few of the WebMD applications: Physician Finder, Symptom Checker and WebMD Runtime.

48:12

Clients Matter, Services Don't

Posted by Mike Amundsen  on  Jul 24, 2014 2

Mike Amundsen reviews patterns in developer practices and trends in services and libraries - from the increase in the number of client-side libraries such as EmberJS, Angular, and Bootstrap to the appearance of new "API composition" platforms such as Strong Loop - that give us a picture of why it's important to identify and leverage the growing sentiment that "Clients Matter, Services Don't".

30:46

Duetto: C++ as the Platform Language for the Web

Posted by Alessandro Pignotti  on  Jul 24, 2014 1

Alessandro Pignotti introduces Duetto, a C++ compiler that enables developers to write full client-server Web applications in standard C++ and to port existing C++ codebases to the Web.

36:18

Building Real-time Web Applications with Stratified JavaScript

Posted by Alexander Fritze  on  Jul 24, 2014

Alexander Fritze shows how to build real-time web app with Conductance, a web app server built on Stratified JavaScript which includes support for modularity and composability of asynchronous code.

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