David Nolen explains the power of the Transit format (efficiently serializing values to JSON and MessagePack), Transducers, the power of Facebook's React when bundled with immutable data structures.
Erin Schnabel, developer lead of the WebSphere Liberty Profile, spoke to Alex Blewitt at QCon New York about the modular architecture behind the Liberty Profile, and what benefits this has brought both to end users and the developer team. She also highlighted how the the transition from monolithic to modular started with the configuration and broke down dependencies between services.
TJ VanToll explains hybrid development for mobile apps: reasons to choose hybrid over native and vice versa, issues with web views for mobile apps, cross compilation vs web apps, and much more.
Tomomi Imura discusses the state of the mobile web, responsive design, device APIs, how CSS preprocessors helped evolve the CSS standard, and much more.
Feross Aboukhadijeh explains WebRTC, peer to peer networking with WebRTC, how PeerCDN uses WebRTC, WebTorrent, and much more.
Nick O'Leary talks about the creation of Node-RED, a tool for wiring together the Internet of things that he built on top of Node.js using a number of open source web frameworks. He also discusses open source hardware, the importance of open APIs and the rise of MQTT as an alternative to HTTP for IoT applications.