Azat Mardan, popular blogger and author on NodeJS, discusses some of the benefits of choosing NodeJS as a platform. He talks about why startups should consider NodeJS and Express as a platform over other popular options like PHP. He also talks about why more and more enterprises are choosing NodeJS as a platform and some of the benefits as well as the challenges that they may face.
Feross Aboukhadijeh explains WebRTC, peer to peer networking with WebRTC, how PeerCDN uses WebRTC, WebTorrent, and much more.
Nick O'Leary talks about the creation of Node-RED, a tool for wiring together the Internet of things that he built on top of Node.js using a number of open source web frameworks. He also discusses open source hardware, the importance of open APIs and the rise of MQTT as an alternative to HTTP for IoT applications.
Kevin Moore explains the motivations behind Dart, the status of the Dart language and VM, the Dart library ecosystem and much more.
Darach Ennis explains the lessons learned from the Complex Event Processing community, reactive programming, the challenges of messaging on mobile platforms, OOP vs Functional and much more.
Stuart Williams explains vert.x: basic idea and architecture, how it uses Java's NIO and async APIs, how it allows using various JVM languages (Groovy, JRuby, Scala, etc), the EventBus and much more.
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.
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.
Steve Vinoski and Bob Ippolito discuss web development with MochiWeb and Yaws and extending Erlang with native code. Also: async I/O in Python and Node.js vs Erlang.