Torben Hoffmann shares a number of patterns from Erlang systems, modeled through Object-Process Methodology, discussing their impact on business needs.
Rob Winch introduces Spring Boot, showing how to create the first app with it and explaining how it works under the hood.
Markus Völter suggests and illustrates creating development environments based on language workbenches that provide a generic infrastructure and can be easily extended and composed.
Rick Reed shares scalability and reliability insights, techniques, and hacks used and learned developing WhatsApp on an Erlang/FreeBSD infrastructure.
Jane Street runs a large trading business on software written almost entirely in OCaml, a statically typed functional language. Yaron Minsky shows the reasons for choosing Ocaml and how it worked out.
Julie Cameron introduces Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets, a CSS meta-language and precompiler, covering nesting, variables, mixins, inheritance, directives, gotchas, tools, extensions, and tips.
Ines Sombra discusses cloud computing’s paradigms and their applications with practical examples from Engine Yard’s customers, peers, and partners, covering antipatterns and myths.
Daniil Elovkov shows how to define a projectional editor that combines graphical, tabular, textual notations, lets one either mix or seamlessly switch between those, and is deployable to the web.
Axel Rauschmayer explains how to use some of ECMAScript 6' features today: block-scoped variables, arrow functions, better parameter handling, classes, modules and more.
Jez Humble presents some observations on plant floor engineering and operations, deriving the behaviors, rituals and processes that are essential to fast flow in software development. (audio quality is degraded from the 26m mark for 14m)
Linda Rising discusses the “agile mindset” - an attitude that equates failure and problems with opportunities for learning –, sharing practical suggestions to become even more agile.
Josh Long introduces some of the latest Spring features supporting HATEOAS-compliant and OAuth-secured REST services, NoSQL and Big Data, Websockets, OAuth, open-web security and mobile.