Brian Clozel and Stéphane Nicoll present how Boot helps one with front-end resources, security, error customization, template engines, embedded container configuration and DevOps features.
Jafar Husain provides an inside look at the innovative Falcor, the open source JS data access framework that powers the Netflix UIs and the new UI design patterns it enables.
Brian Holt talks about React, performance issues, some general web performance tips, lessons learned while helping write m.reddit.com using React.
Brian Terlson discusses the changes in the ES2016 specification process and some of the likely candidates including async functions, SIMD, class property declarations, Typed Objects and more.
Brian Clozel discusses the main features of HTTP/2 to understand how it will improve latency on the web, with concrete examples of how it could be integrated in front-end and Spring web applications.
Alex Russell discusses the impact of new standards-track technologies like Service Workers, Web Manifests, and Web Push which are landing in browsers.
Ken Kousen talks about Geb, which makes it easy to automate browser-based applications. Geb is based on the Spock testing framework, providing a straightforward syntax and easy execution model.
Andrew Dunkman explains the basics of Chrome extension development, how to avoid an extension being automatically disabled when performing upgrades, and some unexpected Chrome hooks.
Nik Molnar discusses how to use client and server side profiling tools to improve the performance of a web application, providing solutions to the most common performance problems.
Norman Maurer presents how Apple uses Netty for its Java based services and the challenges of doing so, including how they enhanced performance by participating in the Netty open source community.
Brad Urani explores the basics of FP, higher-order functions, partial function application, lazy evaluation and persistent data structures, showing how FP style avoids certain classes of bugs.