Mario Aquino discusses the structure and organization of Clojure's Lisp syntax as well as special forms in the language for declaring data structures.
Burin Asavesna shares his team’s experience building applications with PhoneGap Build.
Scott Smerchek presents the benefits of using a nonprofit web project to learn Rails and what he learned while building LoveKC.org, introducing various Rails topics.
Ovidiu Dimulescu provides tips for working with local and remote JVMs, startup flags, analyzing and correlating thread dumps with CPU consumption, instrumentation, multi-tenant JVMs, memory games, etc
Jaimee Newberry discusses finding ways to enable and inspire human development and achievement starting from experience-design principles with parallels in product iteration leading to life iteration.
Ed Burns demos using WebSockets, JSON-P, JavaAPI for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS), JSF, Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI), Bean Validation, Expression Language in a CargoTracker application.
Brett Meyer demos using multiple-tenancy, geographic data, auditing/versioning, sharding, OSGi, and integration with Hibernate.
Jason Felice introduces TDD, how it came about, the two schools of TDD thought, the differences and contradictions between them.
Mo Ramezanpoor discusses how two different activity tracking apps -"Zombies, Run!" and "The Walk"- have different approaches for tracking user activity.
In this talk Jafar Husain and Matthew Podwysocki explore the Reactive Extensions (Rx) library which allows to treat events as collections. Also: how Netflix uses Rx on the client and the server.
Tomomi Imura takes a look at the current state of HTML5 and how it supports mobile web development, comparing to where it was a year ago.