Gunnar Hillert provides an overview of the current landscape and illustrate the choices the Spring XD team has made for its user interface.
Grant Shipley deploys an application to the cloud and then turns up the heat by leveraging the right mix of elasticity and auto-scaling.
David Tanzer, Oliver Zymanski explain with examples how to apply the rules and principles of object-oriented software design to create simple architectural designs.
Ellie Kenwood discusses some of the challenges of integrating user experience into an Agile delivery model, including a case study.
Neil Turner discusses how TUI made two websites tablet friendly, what it means to optimize for tablet, how needed improvements were identified and how to ensure that future designs are tablet friendly
How Can We Use Our Creative Power and Technological Opportunity to Address the Challenges of the 21st Century?
Gyorgyi Galik discusses our urban future and explores new possibilities to create projects and materials that change the environmental effects of art and design practices.
Rifat Shahriyar, Steve Blackburn, Kathryn McKinley show that conservative garbage collectors using Immix can be as performant and sometimes even faster than generational GCs.
Ian Cooper takes a look at two architectural patterns: pipelines for dealing with streams of data effectively, and events which provide significant advantages for loose coupling.
Randy Shoup tells war stories from Google and eBay focusing on how to scale code, infrastructure, performance, and operations, along with hard-won lessons learned in scaling them.
Dean Wampler takes a look at SQL’s resurgence and specific example technologies, including: NewSQL, Hybrid SQL, SQL abstractions on top of file-based data, SQL as a functional programming language.
Revathi Nathaniel explains the benefits of collaboration during the various stages of conducting user research (from conception to data analysis) and simple methods to involve stakeholders.
Peter Bourgon provides a practical introduction to Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) and describes a production CRDT system built at SoundCloud to serve several product features.