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Neal Ford on Giving Technical Presentations

Posted by Neal Ford on  Jan 06, 2014

Neal Ford shares tips and techniques he's learned from his experience on how to become a better presenter. He offers a number of strategies that can help you give good technical presentations and develop better slide decks.

21:44

Andrew Betts on Developing for Mobile with HTML5

Posted by Andrew Betts on  Jan 03, 2014

Andrew Betts, founder of FT labs, discusses emerging trends in mobile development using web technologies, the benefits of developing for the web over building native, the difficulties of dealing with browsers and tooling.

39:00

Joshua Kerievsky on Anzen and Safety in Software

Posted by Joshua Kerievsky on  Dec 27, 2013

Joshua Kerievsky tells us about Anzen and his experience in taking the concept of safety from the manufacturing world and tailoring it to software development teams and organizations. By having ONE core value - safety - teams and organizations can keep from falling into the common pattern of practicing a superficial form of Agile and/or Lean development without getting any of the results.

23:29

Tom Dale on Ember and JavaScript Frameworks

Posted by Tom Dale on  Dec 26, 2013

Tom Dale, co-creator of the Ember JavaScript MVC framework, discusses the past, present and future of the framework. He also addresses the proliferation of JavaScript frameworks and libraries and how he deals with critics in the JavaScript community.

16:15

Demystifying Protocols and Serialization Performance with Todd Montgomery

Posted by Todd Montgomery on  Dec 18, 2013

Todd Montgomery talks about improving serialization times and throughput can by understanding how your computer processes and stores data. With this new understanding, architects and developers can build their own protocols to efficiently transmit data. Todd's advice sheds new light on why software developers choose their current serialization and marshaling techniques and how they can improve.

24:53

Dean Wampler on Scalding, NoSQL, Scala, Functional Programming and Big Data

Posted by Dean Wampler on  Dec 16, 2013

Dean Wampler explains Scalding and the other Hadoop support libraries, the return of SQL, how (big) data is the killer application for functional programming, Java 8 vs Scala, and much more.

19:00

Web Security with Aaron Bedra

Posted by Aaron Bedra on  Dec 13, 2013

Aaron Bedra talks about web security and issues that affect e-commerce and online payments services.

18:38

Christian Legnitto on the Mobile Release Process and Tooling at Facebook

Posted by Christian Legnitto on  Dec 12, 2013

Christian Legnitto describes FB's release process for mobile apps, how FB has no dedicated iOS or Android teams, A/B testing and the Play Beta program, tools used for the build process, and much more.

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Machine Learning Netflix Style with Xavier Amatriain

Posted by Xavier Amatriain on  Dec 09, 2013

Xavier Amatriain discusses how Netflix uses specialized roles, including that of the Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer, to deliver valuable data at the right time to Netflix' customer base through a mixture of offline, online, and nearline data processes. Xavier also discusses what it takes to become a Machine Learning Engineer and how to gain real experience in the field.

40:57

Keith Adams on PHP at Facebook, Efficient PHP with HHVM, Optional Typing with Hack

Posted by Keith Adams on  Dec 06, 2013

Keith Adams explains how/where/why Facebook uses PHP, PHP's benefits (lack of state/programmer workflow/concurrency), efficient PHP with HHVM, the Hack project for optional typing PHP and much more.

28:51

Crista Lopes on Constraints and Styles of Programming

Posted by Cristina Videira Lopes on  Dec 05, 2013

Crista Lopes discusses the idea of using constraints to define styles of programming and architecture. Also: large scale static analysis of open source code, Open Simulator and VR, and much more.

17:06

Martin Thompson Discusses Reactive System Design

Posted by Martin Thompson on  Dec 02, 2013

Martin Thompson discusses the buidling of complex systems with regards to the Reactive Manifesto. Many web-based systems are built in a synchronous manner and that way of development may be their greatest barrier to scale and could greatly limit their production lifespan. Martin discusses these shortcomings and gives some advice on how to make systems truly reactive.

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