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JavaScript API Design Principles

Posted by Ariya Hidayat  on  Jun 28, 2014

Ariya Hidayat discusses principles for designing JavaScript APIs by observing the interactions between modules, particularly the influence of an interface on the code patterns.

39:12

Identity Is the New Currency

Posted by Paul Simmonds  on  Jun 26, 2014

Paul Simmonds discusses the importance of identity and attribute information that will define how access to the functionality and how data is governed by applications in the near future.

40:47

Enterprise Integration Using REST: A Case Study

Posted by Brandon Byars  on  Jun 24, 2014 1

Brandon Byars discusses the constraints and the flexibility of nonpublic APIs, and lessons learned from scaling RESTful integration across more than a dozen teams.

52:29

Building a Trading Platform in 6 Weeks in an Organization That Would Really Rather We Didn't

Posted by Lance Walton  on  Jun 22, 2014

Lance Walton shares the experience of a small team building a trading platform in 6 weeks in Scala and Lift while fighting against an opposing organizational culture.

47:20

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust Crypto Again

Posted by Graham Steel  on  Jun 17, 2014

Graham Steel takes a look at some of the cryptographic standards whose security is the subject of speculation and tries to separate rumor from fact. Then he examines some of most widely encountered crypto APIs, evaluating them on two important axes: facilities for flexible, secure key management and provision of modern cryptographic primitives.

48:38

Building Resilience: How Outages Shaped Etsy's Systems

Posted by Avleen Vig  on  Jun 17, 2014

Avleen Vig presents some of the most unexpected, confusing, hilarious and face-palming events during Etsy's outages to show what can be learnt from their problems to build more resilient systems.

43:49

The Haxl Project at Facebook

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Jun 15, 2014

Simon Marlow describes a concurrency-based system built with Haskell that allows front-end programmers to write business logic to access all the back-end services in a concise and consistent way.

47:09

Applied API Design

Posted by Jon Skeet  on  Jun 15, 2014

Jon Skeet provides practical advice on designing APIs using immutability, separation of concerns and other principles, resulting in elegant and reusable code.

44:43

A Big Data Arsenal for the 21st Century

Posted by Matt Asay  on  Jun 12, 2014 2

In this solutions track talk, sponsored by MongoDB, Matt Asay discusses the differences and tradeoffs between some of the NoSQL and SQL databases and when Hadoop makes sense to be used with a NoSQL solution.

41:25

Exploiting Loopholes in CAP

Posted by Michael Nygard  on  Jun 11, 2014

Michael Nygard discusses several loopholes in the CAP theorem that can be used to engineer practical, real-world systems with desirable features.

49:34

Mechanical Sympathy

Posted by Martin Thompson  on  Jun 10, 2014 4

Martin Thompson ponders if there is a mechanical sympathy between developers and computers, and how to balance elegant design with the application of science in the development of modern software.

40:20

The Microsoft Cloud OS Data Platform

Posted by Anthony Saxby  on  Jun 07, 2014

Anthony Saxby introduces the new capabilities added to SQL Server, SQL Server PDW and HDInsight in the first half of 2014.

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