Neil Mitchell introduces the Shake build system. Users of Shake write a Haskell program which makes heavy use of the Shake library, while still allowing the full power of Haskell to be used.
Thomas Kristensen describes the overall architecture of Composer, a system for composing musing, showing how to build a system that achieves responsiveness while still being flexible.
Daryl Chan, Martin Kearns present The Lens - a physical space orientated around dialogue, transparency and co-creation, discussing techniques used to stimulate inquiry, curiosity and introspection.
Shaun Clowes discusses Growth Hacking, a way of minimizing waste in all aspects of product development and go to market.
Gian Merlino presents the advantages, challenges, and best practices to deploying and maintaining lambda architectures in the real world, using the infrastructure at Metamarkets as a case study.
The panelists discuss Java performance topics, bringing their specific experiences to bear.
Julien Le Dem discusses the advantages of a columnar data layout, specifically the features and design choices Apache Parquet uses to achieve goals of interoperability, space and query efficiency.
Mike Barker shares lessons learned at LMAX Exchange: starting from a clean domain model is imperative and understanding the trade-offs between performance and safety/generality/functionality.
Jeff Scott Brown introduces GORM, a super powerful ORM tool that makes ORM simple by leveraging the flexibility and expressiveness of a dynamic language like Groovy.
Ken Kousen examines features of Groovy that can make life easier when going beyond the initial adoption stage.
Dan Woods discusses the approach to developing a scalable enterprise architecture, and demonstrates implementations based on the variety of technologies available from the Groovy ecosystem.