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Getting Sassy with CSS

Posted by Julie Cameron  on  Sep 04, 2014

Julie Cameron introduces Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets, a CSS meta-language and precompiler, covering nesting, variables, mixins, inheritance, directives, gotchas, tools, extensions, and tips.

55:50

Enhancing Notational Flexibility and Usability of Projectional Editors

Posted by Daniil Elovkov  on  Sep 02, 2014

Daniil Elovkov shows how to define a projectional editor that combines graphical, tabular, textual notations, lets one either mix or seamlessly switch between those, and is deployable to the web.

55:10

ECMAScript 6: What's Next for JavaScript?

Posted by Axel Rauschmayer  on  Sep 01, 2014

Axel Rauschmayer explains how to use some of ECMAScript 6' features today: block-scoped variables, arrow functions, better parameter handling, classes, modules and more.

01:18:13

Have You Seen Spring Lately?

Posted by Josh Long  on  Aug 31, 2014 1

Josh Long introduces some of the latest Spring features supporting HATEOAS-compliant and OAuth-secured REST services, NoSQL and Big Data, Websockets, OAuth, open-web security and mobile.

52:20

Do Not Block Threads! A Blessing in Disguise or a Curse?

Posted by Sadek Drobi  on  Aug 31, 2014 1

Sadek Drobi discusses how to use Futures and Iteratees to deal with blocking threads in a system with many IO calls and heavy threads.

01:00:23

Reactive Streams: Handling Data-Flows the Reactive Way

Posted by Roland Kuhn  on  Aug 28, 2014

Roland Kuhn introduces the guiding principles behind Reactive Streams’ design and along with examples using its actor-based implementation in Akka.

30:35

CoffeeScript: The Good Parts

Posted by Azat Mardan  on  Aug 28, 2014

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.

50:07

The Better Parts

Posted by Douglas Crockford  on  Aug 27, 2014

Douglas Crockford discusses how to use programming languages more effectively; reviews the good parts in EcmaScript 6 and JSON.

38:15

Understanding Objective-C Inside and Out

Posted by Jeff Kelley  on  Aug 24, 2014

Jeff Kelley discusses Objective-C basics – properties, categories – and more advanced features – linking, ARC, creating classes at runtime, memory management and tagged pointers.

36:48

Testing the Hard Stuff and Staying Sane

Posted by John Hughes  on  Aug 24, 2014

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.

50:35

Are Your G1GC Logs Speaking to You?

Posted by Kirk Pepperdine  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kirk Pepperdine explains how to use the G1GC logging to improve app performance while reducing its hardware footprint.

51:08

Akka for Concurrency Works

Posted by Duncan DeVore  on  Aug 24, 2014

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.

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