Azat Mardan shares experiences using CoffeeScript in production, exploring its format, evaluating its design and showcasing some of the more useful and prominent projects that have adopted it.
Douglas Crockford discusses how to use programming languages more effectively; reviews the good parts in EcmaScript 6 and JSON.
Jeff Kelley discusses Objective-C basics – properties, categories – and more advanced features – linking, ARC, creating classes at runtime, memory management and tagged pointers.
John Hughes discusses automated techniques that can improve testing, with war stories from Ericsson, Klarna and Volvo Cars, showing how to nail the hard stuff.
Kirk Pepperdine explains how to use the G1GC logging to improve app performance while reducing its hardware footprint.
Duncan DeVore reviews the challenges of concurrent programming on the JVM and explores Akka, a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed applications on the JVM.
Nick O'Leary introduces Node-RED, an open source and browser-based environment for visually wiring together the many different streams that exist in the world of IoT.
Paul Fremantle discusses using WSO2 Identity Server for a federated identity for the Internet of Things.
Caolan McMahon covers the current state of offline support on the web, why offline is important, and discusses the design challenges posed by developing a first-class offline experience.
Grant Davies introduces Xamarin and demos creating a cross-platform mobile application.
Juergen Hoeller introduces Spring 4 and illustrates selected Java 8 features in interaction with Spring's programming model, exploring their immediate practical impact.
Nellwyn Thomas discusses how Etsy is using A/B testing, how Etsy's data-driven culture has evolved over time and how continuous delivery and big data can coexist.