Many of today's most prominent app developers rely upon GitHub, a popular website that facilitates online collaboration between members of all areas of the software engineering community. Learn about the nuts and bolts of GitHub; like Repositories, Contributions, projects and streaks from Zach Holman in this InfoQ interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013.
Chris McMahon discusses radically open source testing at Wikipedia and has put out a call for the testing community to participate, as well as discussing approaches to browser test automation.
Netflix leverages reactive system concepts to produce highly interactive and engaging User Interfaces. By using functional programming, Rx, and an intentional training method, they are able to ramp up their developers to produce reactive code quickly and with few bugs. Jafar explains how Netflix established this practice and gives a few pointers as to how your company can start its own.
Andrew Betts, founder of FT labs, discusses emerging trends in mobile development using web technologies, the benefits of developing for the web over building native, the difficulties of dealing with browsers and tooling.
The Content Security Policy specification is a mechanism web applications can use to mitigate a broad class of content injection vulnerabilities, such as cross-site scripting (XSS). Content Security Policy is a declarative policy that lets web developers inform the client about the sources from which the application expects to load resources.
Frank Greco explains the reasons behind the WebSocket standard, the current implementations, how WebSocket relates to AJAX and Comet for event driven applications, and much more.