Rohit Kelapure discusses tools and prescriptive quantitative techniques for creating an application suitability funnel and comprehensive criteria for migrating applications to a PaaS.
Scott Seighman discusses causes of common performance issues in Big Data environments, heap size, garbage collection, JVM reuse tuning guidelines and Big Data performance analysis tools.
Melissa Tondi discusses mobile testing, advising on creating a device testing matrix and the balance between devices and emulators, along with a comparison between various automated testing tools.
Jessica Kerr covers some of the concurrency tools existing in JVM languages including ExecutorService, Futures, Akka actors, and core.async coroutines, providing advice on writing deadlock-free code.
Felienne Hermans presents various algorithms that outlining the power of Excel, showing that spreadsheets are fit for TDD and rapid prototyping.
Gunnar Wagenknecht introduces the Eclipse Bundle Recipes project, explaining how to turn a library from Maven into an OSGi bundle, and how to deploy recipes and build systems to a local environment.
Maximilian Koegel introduces Edapt, describing its basic features and demonstrating how it can be used for migrating models in real life applications.
Thomas Schindl presents new tooling features in e(fx)clipse 1.0, runtime APIs and components such as the Code Editor and 3D Viewer, and tooling APIs that can be used in other IDE plug-ins.
Phil Calcado shares the toolkit and strategy SoundCloud uses to keep its microservices explosion manageable, dealing with operations overhead, DevOps, breaking changes and asynchronous behaviors.
Chris Oldwood takes a look at a variety of both command-line and GUI tools - build automation, testing and support - that have proved to be useful to the speaker time-and-time again.
Pete Goodliffe keynotes on what it takes to become a better programmer, discussing tools for reviewing the personal skillset and techniques to help one “become a better programmer”.