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Strategic Design: Embrace Imperfection!

Posted by Eric Evans  on  Nov 06, 2014

Eric Evans shares approaches that have helped him with issues in architecture, with a focus on establishing boundaries between software with different conceptual approaches and discipline levels.


Mens Sana in Corpore Sano (A Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body)

Posted by Phil Nash  on  Oct 23, 2014

Phil Nash presents how NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis), its relationship with to sitting, standing and walking, and the chemistry behind it helps being fit for long schedules.


What's the Best Way to Improve Software Architectures?

Posted by Eric Evans,Michael Feathers,Duncan DeVore,Leo Gorodinski  on  Oct 12, 2014

A lively panel discussion with Eric Evans, Duncan DeVore, and Leo Gorodinski, hosted by Mike Feathers, on software architecture improvement, DDD, the ins and outs of microservices and much more.


The Functional Final Frontier

Posted by David Nolen  on  Oct 04, 2014 1

David Nolen introduces Om, a ClojureScript library that adds a functional layer on top of Facebook React, providing OO abstractions in a MVC environment.


Find the Right Abstraction Level for Your Tests

Posted by Gerard Meszaros  on  Sep 19, 2014 2

Gerard Meszaros advises on using the right abstraction level and automation tools when creating unit or system-level tests.


Lean Under Pressure

Posted by Glen Ford  on  Aug 23, 2014

Glen Ford discusses how Zeebox applies and refines Lean: methods, experiments, discovery and feature teams, cultural challenges, innovation, etc.


Web & Database Load Testing with JMeter

Posted by Michael Dowden  on  Jul 09, 2014 2

Michael Dowden introduces JMeter and explains how to develop a data-driven methodology to determine some of the limits of a web application: max number of concurrent users, bottlenecks, etc.


Understanding and Using Regular Expressions

Posted by Damian Conway  on  Jun 29, 2014 6

Damian Conway discusses what regexes really are, how they actually work, and how programmers can make use of their existing software development skills to construct correct and efficient regexes.


Coding in Style: How to Wield Scala in the Trenches

Posted by Josh Suereth  on  Jun 22, 2014

Josh Suereth discusses Scala: expressions, abstracting behaviors, FP & OOP, Futures & Promises, libraries with implicit classes and value classes, tracking lexical state with implicit values.


I Want to Believe (not sure yet)

Posted by Marc-Daniel Ortega  on  May 28, 2014

Marc-Daniel Ortega shares code snippets showing how to implement some logic in a functional language inspired by “Functional Programming in Scala”, avoiding the OOP influence.


Catastrophic Cancellation

Posted by Graham Markall  on  May 13, 2014

Graham Markall covers some of the common problems that can occur from using the IEEE754 floating-point arithmetic, and what to do to avoid them in practice.


Who's Afraid of Object Algebras?

Posted by Tijs van der Storm  on  Apr 27, 2014 3

Tijs van der Storm discusses object algebras as a solution to the expression problem – the inability to extend functional programming languages.

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