Jane Street runs a large trading business on software written almost entirely in OCaml, a statically typed functional language. Yaron Minsky shows the reasons for choosing Ocaml and how it worked out.
Azat Mardan shares experiences using CoffeeScript in production, exploring its format, evaluating its design and showcasing some of the more useful and prominent projects that have adopted it.
Stefan Fochler shares best practices on using Ember.js to master the needs of real-world web applications, discussing what worked well and what didn't.
Darius Silingas reviews multiple real-world MDA cases by presenting the problems faced, analyzing what went wrong, and suggesting how to address similar issues in your projects and organizations.
David Czarnecki discusses several Redis data structures and their associated libraries used in real cases for building leaderboards, relationships and activity feeds.
Roger Bodamer provides advice on scaling out MongoDB using replica sets and auto-sharding, plus tips for database deployment and scaling use cases.
Alisson Vale presents how Kanban is used to express the understanding of a system by making the work, the workflow, communication, time, information, engineering traceability, and movements visible.
Brian Lokhorst presents practical use cases based on several SOA design patterns showing how he and his colleagues improved the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration services.