Yoni Goldberg describes some of the technological innovations that have helped Gilt to reach its current size, and highlight some of the core challenges that the company's engineering team faces.
The authors demonstrate the design and use of an environment for quantitative researchers building a market risk simulation first as a basic system and then adding a hypothetical systemic shock.
Ryan Cromwell introduces Elixir, a , functional distributed meta programming language inspired by Ruby and compiling to Erlang VM, covering pattern matching, pipelines and tail-call recursion.
Scott Smerchek presents the benefits of using a nonprofit web project to learn Rails and what he learned while building LoveKC.org, introducing various Rails topics.
In this talk Jafar Husain and Matthew Podwysocki explore the Reactive Extensions (Rx) library which allows to treat events as collections. Also: how Netflix uses Rx on the client and the server.
Axel Rauschmayer explains how to use some of ECMAScript 6' features today: block-scoped variables, arrow functions, better parameter handling, classes, modules and more.
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.
Douglas Crockford discusses how to use programming languages more effectively; reviews the good parts in EcmaScript 6 and JSON.