Tom Igoe overviews some of the tools of physical computing and discusses how and by whom they’re being used to create new connected devices.
The authors introduce Alembic, a new static analysis tool that frees programmers from having to manually move computation to exploit locality in PGAS programs.
Matthias Sohn presents the some of the new or improved features in JGit and EGit 3.4: Luna, symlinks, submodules, stashes, hooks (in progress).
Matthew Skelton shares his recent experience of helping many different organisations to evaluate and select tools to facilitate DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
Dustin Whittle explains how to evaluate performance and scalability on the server-side and the client-side with tools like Siege, Bees with Machine Guns, Google PageSpeed, WBench, and more.
Michael Seifert shares lessons learned working on various design projects and the process of changing the tools while doing it.
The presenters introduce Flint, an automated fixing algorithm for composed Map operations suffering from atomicity violations, being able to fix 96% of the 48 faulty methods found in 27 popular apps.
Roy Rapoport shares some of the lessons Netflix learned building a monitoring system, the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities encountered along the way.
The presenters introduce CheckCell, an Excel add-on used to identify cells that have an unusually high impact on the spreadsheet’s computations.
Anna Shipman explains how the GOV.UK team implemented the DevOps culture – the people, the process, and the technical details of what tools they use and how they are integrated.
Soeren Engelbrecht presents tools and check-lists supporting an organization in determining the optimal mix of devices and technologies for their specific users and their specific user tasks.
Nicolas Frankel discusses the pros and cons of unit testing and integration testing, and looks at the unique challenges posed by integration testing, presenting tools and techniques to deal with them.