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Software Engineer Panos Astithas of Mozilla on Debugging Tools and Open Source

Posted by Panos Astithas on  Feb 05, 2014 2

JavaScript expert Panos Astithas discusses the latest trends in mobile app development. The tools that Panos employs in his work as Software Engineer at Mozilla help to keep their applications as bug-free and smooth running as possible. Effective debugging is all about having the best developer tools available.

10:17

Netflix's Reactive Programming Model via Rx

Posted by Jafar Husain on  Jan 27, 2014 2

Netflix leverages reactive system concepts to produce highly interactive and engaging User Interfaces. By using functional programming, Rx, and an intentional training method, they are able to ramp up their developers to produce reactive code quickly and with few bugs. Jafar explains how Netflix established this practice and gives a few pointers as to how your company can start its own.

23:29

Tom Dale on Ember and JavaScript Frameworks

Posted by Tom Dale on  Dec 26, 2013

Tom Dale, co-creator of the Ember JavaScript MVC framework, discusses the past, present and future of the framework. He also addresses the proliferation of JavaScript frameworks and libraries and how he deals with critics in the JavaScript community.

40:57

Keith Adams on PHP at Facebook, Efficient PHP with HHVM, Optional Typing with Hack

Posted by Keith Adams on  Dec 06, 2013

Keith Adams explains how/where/why Facebook uses PHP, PHP's benefits (lack of state/programmer workflow/concurrency), efficient PHP with HHVM, the Hack project for optional typing PHP and much more.

24:40

Content Security Policy with Mike West

Posted by Mike West on  Nov 29, 2013 1

The Content Security Policy specification is a mechanism web applications can use to mitigate a broad class of content injection vulnerabilities, such as cross-site scripting (XSS). Content Security Policy is a declarative policy that lets web developers inform the client about the sources from which the application expects to load resources.

31:21

Andrew Prentice and Jo Cranford on Testing and Development at Atlassian

Posted by Andrew Prentice and Jo Cranford on  Sep 26, 2013

Andrew Prentice and Jo Cranford talk about testing and development approaches at Atlassian, in particular the role of Quality Assistance and approaches to effectively testing JavaScript.

22:35

Matt Debergalis on Meteor

Posted by Matt Debergalis on  Aug 21, 2013

Matt DeBergalis explains Meteor, a JavaScript application platform, how Meteor ties the client and the server together with WebSockets, the DB integration with MongoDB, reactivity, and more.

21:47

Kevin Moore on Dart

Posted by Kevin Moore on  Jul 26, 2013

Kevin Moore explains the motivations behind Dart, the status of the Dart language and VM, the Dart library ecosystem and much more.

18:47

Interview with Sven Efftinge on Xtend and Xtext

Posted by Sven Efftinge on  Apr 26, 2013

Sven Efftinge talks with Alex Blewitt at EclipseCon 2013 in Boston about Xtend, a Java-compatible language which, and Xtext, a general DSL and IDE editor framework. Read on to find out more.

30:00

Ben Christensen on Resilience at Netflix with Hystrix, Reactive Programming for the JVM with RxJava

Posted by Ben Christensen on  Apr 25, 2013 1

Ben Christensen explains how Netflix manages to stay online even with millions of users, the Hystrix fault tolerance library, how Netflix discovered reactive programming and why it ported Rx to Java.

29:47

Ward Cunningham on the Appeal of OOP and Dynamic Languages, Federated Wiki

Posted by Ward Cunningham on  Apr 04, 2013

Ward Cunningham talks about the continuing appeal of OOP and dynamic languages, asynchronous programming, and much more. Also: Ward explains the ideas behind his latest project Federated Wiki.

36:32

Tomas Petricek on F#, Type Providers, Functional and Reactive Programming

Posted by Tomas Petricek on  Mar 21, 2013 1

Tomas Petricek explains F# and some of its features like Type Providers, pits F# Computation Expressions vs Monads, and highlights issues teaching functional programming to developers, and much more.

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