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The Timeless Way of Building Erlang Apps

Posted by Garrett Smith  on  Sep 20, 2015

Garrett Smith outlines a methodology for pattern discovery and presents a number of specific patterns that Erlang programmers can use to build programs that feel alive.


Getting Pushy with SignalR and Reactive Extensions

Posted by Jim Wooley  on  Sep 19, 2015

Jim Wooley outlines the synergies between SignalR and Reactive Extensions enabling asynchronous LINQ over HTTP push notifications sent to a variety of clients.


Kill the Mutants - A Better Way to Test Your Tests

Posted by Roy van Rijn  on  Sep 19, 2015

Roy van Rijn explains what mutation testing is and how it works, comparing several Java frameworks (PIT, Jester, Jumble) that enable automatic mutation testing in a continuous build.


Developer Body Issues

Posted by Jim Christopher  on  Sep 19, 2015 4

Jim Christopher discusses the health problems developers may encounter during their long work hours sitting at a desk.


Introduction to Java Profiling

Posted by Jerry Yoakum  on  Sep 17, 2015

Jerry Yoakum discusses how code profiling tools and techniques can be used to evaluate code for constructions and errors that are likely to cause problems, highlight places in need of refactoring.


Making the Case for Review

Posted by Austin Bingham  on  Sep 16, 2015

Austin Bingham answers questions on reviews: how long should they be, what should be reviewed, how do reviews account for an increase in quality and ROI?


Exploratory Data Analysis with R

Posted by Matthew Renze  on  Sep 13, 2015 1

Matthew Renze introduces the R programming language and demonstrates how R can be used for exploratory data analysis.


Android Wear: Who’s Next

Posted by Wesley Reisz  on  Sep 12, 2015

Wesley Reisz explores Android Wear, providing practical ways to introduce wearables into your mobile strategy and exercising the Android Wear API through a demo.


Evolving Projects to Concurrency with Wrangler

Posted by Simon Thompson  on  Sep 12, 2015

Simon Thompson shows how Wrangler can help with making systems run on multi-core hardware, including three Wrangler refactoring techniques for retrofitting concurrency to Erlang applications.


Spreadsheets for Developers

Posted by Felienne Hermans  on  Sep 11, 2015

Felienne Hermans presents various algorithms that outlining the power of Excel, showing that spreadsheets are fit for TDD and rapid prototyping.


The Joy of Debugging Ourselves

Posted by Laurent Bossavit  on  Sep 11, 2015

Laurent Bossavit provides some suggestions on how to bring the fun back into programming by developing new skills such as leprechaun hunting and brain debugging.


Opening Keynote - Programming as Distributed Cognition: Defining a Super Power

Posted by Chris Granger  on  Sep 06, 2015

Chris Granger talks about his recent post “Coding is not the new literacy”, and how we need to do better at teaching people and get back to thinking about computers as a medium for us to think through

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