Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert discusses making dynamic languages faster providing various examples of optimizations: SmallTalk, LISP machine, Google V8 and others.
Brendan Eich surveys interesting developments in the Web platform, analysing emergent trends, and making some predictions.
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.
Kevin Lamping presents patterns for writing CSS for very large websites.
Thomas Herrmann discusses the advantages, challenges and lessons learned in building a multimedia-heavy, interactive HTML5 application with Ember.js.
Graeme Rocher presents the latest additions to Grails including a walk through of the features included Grails 2.3 and upcoming in Grails 3.0.
Jeff Scott Brown presents some of the advanced features available in Grails 2 for web application development.
Anthony Bull overviews some of the tools that help being productive with Ember.js, providing details on Yeoman.
Jeff Scott Brown demoes creating a web application with Grails 2 using the command-line, GORM and Hibernate, GSP, and Spring Integration.