Michiel de Jong suggests solving the data privacy and scalability issues by enabling mobile apps to connect to user's preferred back-end using Dropbox.js, GDrive JS, NimbusBase, remoteStorage.io, etc.
Brenton Ashworth introduces the Pedestal application library as a way to build rich collaborative applications in Clojure and ClojureScript. Pedestal applies many of the best ideas from Clojure to client application development, allowing developers to create complex applications without having to write complex code.
Jakub Nesetril presents a practical example of prototyping, developing and testing an application using a structured description of its API.
Igor Terzic presents several cases where Ember Data is used in production, and outlines some of the features that are intended to be included in the future.
Luke Hoban introduces TypeScript and its implications for writing web applications and creating supporting tooling.
Paul Chavard discusses advanced techniques for building large EmberJS applications with Ember Data.
Panos Astithas presents some of the debugging, profiling and tracing tools available to web developers today.
Luke Daley introduces Ratpack, a micro web framework inspired by Ruby's Sinatra, built on Netty, Guice and Guava.
Matthew Beale explains how messages are passed between views, controllers and routes in Ember.js.
Burt Beckwith discusses the security risks web applications may face (XSS, CRSF, SQL injection) and the libraries and plugins that developers can use to secure their Grails applications.