Ben Gracewood explains how to grow a SaaS Product Engineering Team from 8 to 80 (and beyond) while driving simplicity by actively shedding rules and regulations.
Dusty Burwell discusses about the negative effects of developing software and the potential problems it creates.
Cornelia Davis discusses the Twelve Factor App (12factor.net), which describes elements of cloud native applications. She takes a look at each factor and how Spring and Cloud Foundry satisfy them.
Spencer Gibb and Dave Syer explore a range of options for development with Spring Cloud, starting with deploying everything locally to a local development solution.
Juergen Hoeller presents selected Spring Framework 4 component model highlights, with a focus on the upcoming Spring Framework 4.2 and a selection of Java 8 enabled features, also code examples.
Ryan Doll introduces Ember.js, a framework that focuses on convention rather than configuration.
Emad Benjamin covers various GC tuning techniques and how to best build platform engineered systems; in particular the focus is on tuning large scale JVM deployments.
Michael Hendricks talks about how they used genetic algorithms to evolve Prolog programs based on historic data from peer to peer lending markets.
Chris Dennis and Alex Snaps discuss introducing caching into a Spring application to solve real world problems.
Dan Woods talks about Ratpack, a high-through, reactive, non-blocking web framework for Java 8. He showcases the framework's features and explains how to write applications with Ratpack.
Anil Madhavapeddy introduces the Irmin library by means of a functional queue, shows how the Git mirroring works, and then demonstrates some more complex applications.