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01:00:09

Applying Reactive Programming to Existing Applications

Posted by Ben Christensen  on  Jul 19, 2015 2

Ben Christensen discusses the mental shift from imperative to declarative programming, working with blocking IO such as JDBC and RPC, service composition, debugging and unit testing.

01:00:36

Typesafe Scala, Typelevel Scala – What’s Going On, Anyway?

Posted by Jamie Allen, Erik Osheim, Brendan McAdams, Michael Pilquist, Brian Clapper  on  Jul 12, 2015

The panelists discuss the Scala compiler fork (typelevel.org): Is this a positive and natural outgrowth of a growing language or will this development cause irreparable rifts in the Scala community?

01:04:25

The End Of General Purpose Languages: Rubinius 3.0 And The Next 10 Million Programs

Posted by Brian Shirai  on  Jul 12, 2015

Brian Shirai proposes using different interoperable languages throughout the life of a product, how to build reliable systems from less reliable components, along with examples from Rubinius 3.0.

57:44

How to Emerge

Posted by Dave Thomas  on  Jul 02, 2015

Dave Thomas keynotes on how people approach emerging technologies, many embracing the new in spite of its shortcoming, proposing to find a balance between the new and the old.

48:20

Improving and Extending Retrospective Outcomes

Posted by Diana Larsen  on  Jul 02, 2015

Diana Larsen advises on how to get the most from retrospective practices, introducing a framework for getting better outcomes from retrospective meetings.

01:08:16

ECMAScript 6: A Better JavaScript for the Ambient Computing Era

Posted by Allen Wirfs-Brock  on  Jun 28, 2015 1

Allen Wirfs-Brock answers questions on ECMAScript 6: Why do we need it? Why did it take so long? What’s in it? When can you use it? What comes next?

48:00

Visual Storytelling With D3: A Conceptual Introduction to Visualizing Data with JavaScript

Posted by Ritchie King  on  Jun 25, 2015

Ritchie King introduces core concepts of D3, a chart JavaScript library, showcasing its capabilities for visualizing data in the browser.

44:30

The Changing Face of Communications: IoT, REST, & Reactive

Posted by Todd Montgomery  on  Jun 21, 2015

Todd Montgomery explores questions related to WebSocket, HTTP/2, CoAP, MQTT, XMPP, and the way these protocols change how services communicate.

42:47

The Rise and Fall of the Go Web Framework

Posted by Jeremy Saenz  on  Jun 21, 2015 2

Jeremy Saenz discusses the use of web frameworks, suggesting that libraries, such as his open source project Martini, can better serve the needs of web development.

48:01

Concurrency: It’s Harder (and Easier) than You Think

Posted by Paul Butcher  on  Jun 13, 2015

Paul Butcher discusses difficulties with concurrency and some of the alternatives that help with this, focusing on Actors and how they help deal with threads and locks and make code clearer.

01:00:27

What Is Rust?

Posted by Yehuda Katz  on  Jun 13, 2015

Yehuda Katz introduces Rust: the ownership system, automatic memory management which guarantees at compile time that a program will never segfault, making Rust code resilient against memory leaks.

01:04:08

core.async: Concurrency Without Callbacks

Posted by Stuart Halloway  on  Jun 05, 2015

Stuart Halloway discusses the design of core.async and some of its capabilities: channels, put and take, go blocks, alts! and alts!!, timeouts, showing their use through code.

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