Marc Hoffmann explores the technical details of compiled lambda expressions and method references which come with several performance benefits and could also be used for other JVM languages.
Allen Wirfs-Brock answers questions on ECMAScript 6: Why do we need it? Why did it take so long? What’s in it? When can you use it? What comes next?
Max Domeika discusses the relative strengths and weaknesses of the current Eclipse IDE for IoT development, and tooling support for Sensor emulation, Power Analysis, and Cloud.
Pete Smith discusses the difficulties of being an enterprise developer, the limits set for development in such an environment and what can be done about it.
Jeremy Saenz discusses the use of web frameworks, suggesting that libraries, such as his open source project Martini, can better serve the needs of web development.
Sara Vieira presents some of the apps, command line tools and frameworks available to the front-end developer.
Elena Laskavaia explains how to write a simple C/C++ checker to find errors in code with Code Analysis Framework (codan) and the AST introspection APIs of the CDT.
Bret Victor suggests how each of the human activities in which thought is externalized (conversing, presenting, reading, writing, etc) can be redesigned for a dynamic medium.
Paul Butcher discusses difficulties with concurrency and some of the alternatives that help with this, focusing on Actors and how they help deal with threads and locks and make code clearer.
Yehuda Katz introduces Rust: the ownership system, automatic memory management which guarantees at compile time that a program will never segfault, making Rust code resilient against memory leaks.
Rachel Andrews takes a look at how front-end development has changed over the last few years, and the issues those changes have created.