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Allen Wirfs-Brock on ECMAScript, Browsers and the Ambient Computing Era

Posted by Allen Wirfs-Brock on  Apr 25, 2012 2

Allen Wirfs-Brock talks about the ambient computng era and how the web and the browsers fit in this vision. He also shares his experiences from working on EcmaScript 5/6, and explains about the evolution of this spec.

Operating Node.js in Production, with Bryan Cantrill

Posted by Bryan Cantrill on  Mar 08, 2012 4

Bryan talks about the challenges of operating Node.js in real production environments and the experiences he had working with it at Joyent. He also talks about DTrace, SmartOS, V8 and compares with other platforms.

SocketIO and Node.js, with Guillermo Rauch

Posted by Guillermo Rauch on  Mar 02, 2012

Guillermo Rauch, creator of SocketIO talks about how it delivers HTML5 WebSocket functionality in a cross-browser fashion. He also talks about effective development with Node.js and JavaScript in general.

The Web Platform as a Limitless Pool of Innovation, with Andreas Gal

Posted by Andreas Gal on  Feb 03, 2012 1

Andreas talks about the benefits of the Open Web and how it compares with proprietary closed-stacks. He also talks about various projects like Boot to Gecko, Broadway, pdf.js and more, that bring the web platform in a whole new level.

Brian Foote on the State of OOP, Refactoring, Code Quality

Posted by Brian Foote on  Jan 11, 2012 2

Brian Foote looks back at the promises of OOP and discusses which, if any, of them became reality. Also: a look at NoSQL, refactoring and code quality, testing and static typing and more.

Desktop HTML5 vs. Mobile HTML5, with Aditya Bansod

Posted by Aditya Bansod on  Jan 10, 2012 3

Aditya talks about the benefits of working with the HTML5 platform and the state of the art both in mobile devices and desktop. He also makes his prediction about were the market is heading and how the demand from media companies will shape future devices and specs.

Mike Lee and Brian LeRoux on Mobile Development, Patents, Cross Platform UIs

Posted by Mike Lee and Brian LeRoux on  Dec 22, 2011

Mike Lee and Brian LeRoux discuss how patents affect app developers and approaches to keep away patent trolls. Also: when to choose native GUIs over web GUIs for mobile apps - and when not.

Orion Henry on Heroku, Doozer and Paxos, Ruby

Posted by Orion Henry on  Aug 17, 2011 1

Orion Henry explains what make Heroku's PaaS tick, in particular the new extensible Cedar stack as well as Doozer, the implementation of the Paxos algorithm created at Heroku.

Bart De Smet on Reactive Extensions (Rx) for .NET and Javascript

Posted by Bart De Smet on  Jul 01, 2011 3

Bart De Smet explains Reactive Extensions (Rx), a library for composing computations over asynchronous event streams of data for .NET and Javascript, the concepts and implementation of Rx and more.

Debugging Single Page Web Apps with Michael Mahemoff

Posted by Michael Mahemoff on  Jun 09, 2011 2

Chrome Developer Advocate Michael Mahemoff, talks about the importance of single page web apps and the challenges that developers have to face while building them. He elaborates on developer tools, debugging techniques, Chrome Web Store and the future of web apps.

Future of Web Application Security, with Tyler Close

Posted by Tyler Close on  Mar 08, 2011

As web applications have evolved away from the old client-server model, so have the security threads. In this interview Tyler Close talks about common security challenges and how these are affected by the new HTML5 APIs and Ecmascript 5.

ECMAScript 5, Caja and Retrofitting Security, with Mark S. Miller

Posted by Mark S. Miller on  Feb 25, 2011

Mark S. Miller talks about the security considerations of JavaScript and how they are dealt with in ECMAScript 5 and the Caja project. He also mentions issues that have to do with HTML5 and compares the security characteristics of other languages like Java and Scheme.

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