Philip Wadler presents a practical theory of language-integrated query based on quotation and normalization of quoted terms and a theorem guaranteeing that a host query generates a single SQL query.
Colin Gravill discusses programming living cells, demonstrating a software tool chain for characterizing genetic parts that can be combined into genetic devices for programming cell function.
Chris Granger attempts to imagine what programming would look like if it was created today.
Felienne Hermans introduces BumbleBee, a refactoring and metaprogramming spreadsheets tool based on a DSL that can perform transformations against spreadsheet formulas.
SriSatish Ambati shares tips for in-memory algorithms, discussing I/O, S3 resets, muxers, primitive byte arrays, non-blocking structures, and fork/join queues.
Matt Debergalis highlights some of Meteor's components, showing how they work together to dramatically shorten the development cycle, whether you're a team of expert developers or just getting started.
Daniel Mikusa and Stuart Williams overview of the changes and new features introduced by both the updated Servlet, JSP, EL, WebSocket specifications and the Tomcat specific changes.
Bodil Stokke keynotes on the FP languages for writing bug free, fault tolerant code that help building simple, concurrent and reusable software.
Chris Anderson provides code samples on how to build offline applications for mobile platforms based on the NoSQL document model, and how to contribute to the open source projects behind this movement.
Tracy Harms introduces the J Language and the patterns of thinking that make it possible.
Andrew Crump shows how to deploy and scale applications written in a variety of languages (including Clojure and Erlang) to Cloud Foundry.