Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.
Phil Nash presents how NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis), its relationship with to sitting, standing and walking, and the chemistry behind it helps being fit for long schedules.
Dominic Robinson reflects on several concurrency models, trying to assess which is more pleasant to work with.
Jessica Kerr shows the charm of autogenerated test data, the beauty of expressing only what matters, and the challenge of stating what you need without repeating the code under test using ScalaCheck.
David Turanski makes a tour of the latest Spring platform including Spring.IO, Spring Boot, Websocket support, Spring HATEOAS, and others.
Bjorn Freeman-Benson suggests “listening” to the code, refactoring it based on various factors such as the defect rate or underperforming services, providing strategies and tools.
Gabbie Gibson introduces Google Glass, how to use voice commands, touch gestures and its interface, and how to write Glassware apps that run on the device.
Jeff French covers the pros and cons of native app development vs. HTML5 hybrid app development so one can make the right choice based on the needs of his app.
Brittany Young discusses a framework for identifying the performance metrics that matter most to users, looking at improving the development life cycle by knowing common mobile performance blind spots
Ryan Cromwell introduces Elixir, a , functional distributed meta programming language inspired by Ruby and compiling to Erlang VM, covering pattern matching, pipelines and tail-call recursion.