Small sessions on: Deterministic testing in a non-deterministic world. Hash Spreads and Probe Functions. Typesafe Config on Steroids. Real-Time Distributed Event-Driven Computing at Credit Suisse.
Hubert Matthews describes some of the problems encountered in multithreading and discusses how to avoid them through appropriate design choices.
Maurice Naftalin discusses stream performance problems and creates guidelines for getting the best performance from Java 8 streams.
Mike Hartington introduces Ionic and its components, builds a sample app, and explores the suite of tools and services Ionic provides for hybrid mobile app development.
Sam Aaron introduces Sonic Pi, a live coding system installed by default on all Raspberry Pis and used in a variety of venues from Algoraves to international music venues.
David Tanzer introduces Clojure and ClojureScript, discussing the language basics and some libraries useful for writing real applications.
Arun Gupta explains how to do Java EE 7 development with Eclipse, leveraging the new APIs - WebSocket, Batch, JSON Processing, and Concurrency Utilities.
Guy Davidson, Tom Miles discuss 64-bit programming pitfalls, Unity builds, writing portable code, and persuading a large development team of varying levels of skill to write portable code as well.
Gil Tene provides an overview of JIT compiler optimization techniques and their impact on common market-open slowdown scenarios.
Ash Furrow discusses Swift, why Swift was needed, the Objective-C problems it addresses, and how ready it is from both technical and business standpoints.
Ben Christensen discusses the mental shift from imperative to declarative programming, working with blocking IO such as JDBC and RPC, service composition, debugging and unit testing.
Tal Weiss explores five crucial Java techniques for distributed debugging and some of the pitfalls that make bug resolution much harder, and can even lead to downtime.