Gil Tene introduces org.ObjectLayout, a new Java package designed specifically to enable JVMs to optimize memory layout for arrays and objects matching the performance of arrays of structs in C.
Robert Martin argues that Clojure is a replacement for C with its simple syntax and minimal semantics.
Wesley Chow presents Chartbeat's real-time analytics platform and how able to handle the requests in a cost efficient manner using a custom written analytics engine in C and Lua.
Martin Thompson focuses on the evolution of Java in contrast with C/C++, covering the cultural challenges of performance limits and how to collaborate with industry experts and organize teams.
Roger Orr solves a problem with different levels of complexity trying to answer what the complexity notation actually means and why it is important in practice.
Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.
Clayton Bauman introduces Babel, an open source language implemented in C, targeted for cloud computing. Other features: interpreted, untyped stack-based, postfix, supports arrays, lists and hashes.
Olve Maudal details machine code generated by snippets of both legal and illegal C code, discussing it in the context of ISO/IEC 9899 standard (the C standard).
Dietmar Kuehl discusses creating a C/C++ source code analyzer based on clang.
James Grenning takes a look at embedded programming 30 years ago or more, and how it can be done better now in C.
Carlton Mills reviews Algol 60, PL/360, BLISS, Algol W, PL/1, C and C++, considering that rediscovering Algol could solve many of today’s Internet virus attacks and common programming errors.
Damien Katz explains the benefits and drawbacks of using Erlang, why this language is from the future and why Couchbase has migrated some of the CouchDB’s initial Erlang code to C/C++.