Zef talks about the state of the art in Web IDEs and what they can achieve these days. He also focuses on the Cloud9 IDE and shares his experiences from taking part in its development.
Alex Russell talks about the shortcomings of the web platform and how it is evolving in order to adress them. He also explains about how APIs and browsers are improving, and shares his vision on things to come.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.