Dianne Marsh talks to Charles Humble about hiring an engineer at Netflix, organising an engineering team around speed of execution, the languages and frameworks Netflix uses, and diversity in IT.
Mike Long explains the new memory model in C++: why it's necessary, what it does, and who needs to know about it. Also: a look at modern C++ programming.
The Internet of Things is just around the corner and it will massively impact our lives. Most of the devices in our homes will become connected and collect data or react to certain events. Currently it is still uncertain, how personal data can be protected and leveraged for crowd sourcing and swarm intelligence at the same time. Jacob is sharing the ideas that his company Yetu has to clarify this
Simon Marcus discusses the value of a learning environment in which learning from failure is valued. Simon discusses how Spotify approaches consensus within its teams and how experimentation of team make-up and tasking is not frowned upon.
Andrea Magnorsky talks about her experience with adopting F# for .NET game development, where F# fits, property based testing with FsCheck, and much more.
Eberhard Wolff explains his assertion that "Java application servers are dead". He describes application server deployment and monitoring model complexities and WAR and EAR deployment format deficits. In turn he promotes simpler and more standard compliant alternatives based on language agnostic tool stacks, while also acknowledging valid non-technical reasons that can prevent their adoption.
Peter Bourgon discusses distributed programming with commutative replicated data types (CRDTs), how they work, what problems they solve, and his experience with using the Go language at SoundCloud.
In the last ten years we have seen the emergence of things like lean startup, continuous delivery, DevOps, and all these movements around how to not only build things correctly, but also around making sure to build the correct thing. Now it's time to help leaders in large enterprises to understand how to move faster and adapt to changing circumstances.
Understanding how Java 8 lambdas capture state can help programmers create more efficient and elegant designs. Todd Montgomery discusses his findings in this space and also unveils Aeron, a new open source messaging library for enabling communication between high volume, low latency applications.
Al Tsang talks about using Node.js to build Web APIs, the emergence of an API economy, the convergence between an API Gateway and an ESB, and Node Forward Group's decision to fork Node.
Jeff Lindsay explains the difference between virtualization and containers, what Docker brings to the table, best practices for using containers and what to avoid, and much more.