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.
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.
Node.js aims to abstract the problem of concurrency and allow programmers with little experience to easily create servers that scale into the thousands of connections. This interview with the creator of Node.js, Ryan Dahl goes beyond the basic introductory information and focuses on motivations, internals and real-world issues like debugging, monitoring and scaling in the large.