Nagaraju Pappu introduces the design language used by Indian civilization in creating beautiful art from temples to textiles, to music and murals.
Arjan van der Meer explains how to perform Analytical Software Design interface compliance using Microsoft Spec Explorer.
Terena Bell underlines the importance of designing applications for multiple languages including right-to-left ones in an age of rapid globalization.
Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert discusses making dynamic languages faster providing various examples of optimizations: SmallTalk, LISP machine, Google V8 and others.
Martin Odersky outlines the main categories of static type systems as well as some new developments, and discuss the tradeoffs they make.