Mike Beltzner describes the tools and techniques used to keep Pinterest's platform stable and responsive. Garrett Moon dives into the technology they developed.
Marius Eriksen explains Twitter's experiences with functional programming (with Scala) @ Twitter: where functional techniques worked and where not. Also: how the Scala language has scaled with Twitter
The authors discuss property based testing from the basics to advanced techniques (custom data generators, performance tests, basing data generation on samples from production data,...).
The authors demonstrate Apache Tomcat's stability under high load, describe some do's (and some don'ts!), explain how to performance test a Servlet-based application, etc.
Craig Walls presents the latest that Spring Social has to offer, including integration with Spring Security, automatic reconnect, and a dramatically simpler configuration model using Spring Boot.
The authors focus on POJO persistence over Cassandra, including automatic Cassandra schema generation and Spring context configuration using both XML and Java.
Rossen Stoyanchev overviews the areas in which the Spring framework has evolved along with highlights of specific noteworthy features from the most recent releases.
Sergi Almar reviews the architecture behind WebSocket and tries to show how to build highly scalable applications with it.
Sid Anand discusses the architectural and development practices adopted by LinkedIn as a continuous growing company.
Gary Russell examines in detail many of the new features of Spring Integration 3.0 and 4.0 releases through hands-on demonstration.
Juergen Hoeller illustrates basic Spring Framework 4.0 concepts and selected Java 8 features within Spring's programming model, exploring the impact on application architectures.
Brian Goetz keynotes on Java’s history, evolution and its future, how it is going to meet the needs of today’s programming.