Molham Aref introduces LogicBox, a database that unites declarative programming (logic-based specifications) with cloud deployment over large datasets using the Datalog programming language.
Juergen Hoeller presents Spring as an annotation-oriented application framework, illustrating the rich set of features that Spring has to offer for modern component design.
Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.
Crista Lopes discusses if scale affects the internal structure of projects and whether the popularity of libraries is correlated with internal software metrics such as bug density based on analyzing the source code of 30,000 open source Java projects.
Jordan DeLong overviews the past, current and near future "good parts" of C++'s functional side through the colored lens of his biases.
Scott Vokes presents the algorithms at the heart of most compression tools, as well as how to design protocols and data formats to go with their flow.
Matthew Moloney discusses using F# and .NET inside Excel, demonstrating doing big data, cloud computing, using GPGPU and compiling F# Excel UDFs.
Jafar Husain, Matthew Podwysocki teach developers to think about events as collections, demonstrating some basic collection operations to express complex asynchronous programs as simple expressions.
Philipp Haller explains how to make Rx programming more natural and intuitive by generalizing Scala's Async which, so far, has been used to program with non-blocking futures in a familiar direct style
Greg Young discusses unexpected use cases and possible usages of the Event Store.