Jon Skeet entertains the audience with C# snippets that one should not use in real life.
Jutta Eckstein discusses how pedagogical patterns and corresponding tools can help individuals improve themselves, making them better mentors and therefore help their teams improve continuously.
Robert Martin argues that Clojure is a replacement for C with its simple syntax and minimal semantics.
Sven Rosvall discusses the new generation of mocking frameworks useful for mocking out static methods, creating objects of classes without public constructors, and others.
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.
Dominic Robinson reflects on several concurrency models, trying to assess which is more pleasant to work with.
Tore Martin Hagen shares from his experience on how to compile and build software for multiple hardware platforms.
Angelika Langer, Klaus Kreft discuss using Streams in Java 8: what they are, parallel or sequential execution, intermediate and terminal operations, stateless operations, and fluent programming.
Bill Liao keynotes on the scale-free self-organizing systems implemented by CoderDojo and how they can be used by other consumer software organizations that wants to achieve significant reach.
Didier Verna keynotes on the bonds between biology and computer science, how these bonds developed over the years, and how software could behave like living organisms.
Seb Rose wonders if estimates are worthwhile and discusses what business people – Steve McConnell, Demarco, Lister, Disraeli - have to say about this.
Christopher Simons suggests using SBSE to iterated through multiple possible solutions and select the one that performs the best, offering insight into some available tools and techniques.