Duncan DeVore reviews the challenges of concurrent programming on the JVM and explores Akka, a toolkit and runtime for building highly concurrent, distributed applications on the JVM.
Nick O'Leary introduces Node-RED, an open source and browser-based environment for visually wiring together the many different streams that exist in the world of IoT.
Joakim Recht discusses how Tradeshift moved from manual deployment processes to automation and what this means in terms of organizational scalability, technology, transparency, and culture.
Glen Ford discusses how Zeebox applies and refines Lean: methods, experiments, discovery and feature teams, cultural challenges, innovation, etc.
Paul Fremantle discusses using WSO2 Identity Server for a federated identity for the Internet of Things.
Caolan McMahon covers the current state of offline support on the web, why offline is important, and discusses the design challenges posed by developing a first-class offline experience.
Simon Redfern presents how the Open Bank Project innovates by leveraging open APIs, open source and open data, making banking data more accessible via an ecosystem of apps and services.
Juergen Hoeller introduces Spring 4 and illustrates selected Java 8 features in interaction with Spring's programming model, exploring their immediate practical impact.
Nellwyn Thomas discusses how Etsy is using A/B testing, how Etsy's data-driven culture has evolved over time and how continuous delivery and big data can coexist.
Richard Minerich explains how ideas and tools from functional programming can save time, prevent subtle mistakes in data science, and how he incorporates them into his everyday workflow.
Fabrice Aresu discusses the challenges faced using HTML5 and data visualization at a large European Investment Bank, covering performance, architectural & design choices, and lessons learnt.
Brian Goetz describes the future directions for the Java language, especially changes introduced in Java 8, and details the approach taken for key language evolution choices.