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Java Buildpack Developer Enhancements

Posted by Ben Hale  on  Dec 14, 2016 Posted by Ben Hale  on  Dec 14, 2016

Ben Hale talks about the new support for JMX access, debugging, and profiling.

49:55

Beyond Breakpoints: A Tour of Dynamic Analysis

Posted by Nathan Taylor  on  Oct 15, 2016 Posted by Nathan Taylor  on  Oct 15, 2016

Nathan Taylor provides an introduction to the dynamic analysis research space, suggesting integrating these techniques into various internal tools.

52:39

Profilers Are Lying Hobbits (and we hate them!)

Posted by Nitsan Wakart  on  Mar 27, 2016 1 Posted by Nitsan Wakart  on  Mar 27, 2016 1

Nitsan Wakart discusses concrete cases in which profilers misguide, misrepresent and at times subvert the systems they aim to help us diagnose.

45:11

Is your profiler speaking the same language as you?

Posted by Simon Maple  on  Dec 10, 2015 Posted by Simon Maple  on  Dec 10, 2015

This talk covers the classic profiler features. What is a hotspot? What is the difference between sampling and instrumentation from the profiler perspective? What are the problems with those methods?

43:02

Introduction to Java Profiling

Posted by Jerry Yoakum  on  Sep 17, 2015 Posted by Jerry Yoakum  on  Sep 17, 2015

Jerry Yoakum discusses how code profiling tools and techniques can be used to evaluate code for constructions and errors that are likely to cause problems, highlight places in need of refactoring.

39:31

Responding Rapidly When You Have 100GB+ Data Sets in Java

Posted by Peter Lawrey  on  Jul 05, 2015 Posted by Peter Lawrey  on  Jul 05, 2015

Peter Lawrey discusses data-driven reactive systems, profiling latency distribution in such an environment, finding rare bugs, implementing resilience and monitoring.

18:16

Alembic: Automatic Locality Extraction via Migration

Posted by Brandon Holt  on  May 21, 2015 Posted by Brandon Holt Preston Briggs Luis Ceze Mark Oskin  on  May 21, 2015

The authors introduce Alembic, a new static analysis tool that frees programmers from having to manually move computation to exploit locality in PGAS programs.

44:21

Treat Your Code as a Crime Scene

Posted by Adam Tornhill  on  Apr 11, 2015 Posted by Adam Tornhill  on  Apr 11, 2015

Adam Tornhill teaches how to predict bugs, detect architectural decay and find the code that is most expensive to maintain, how to evaluate knowledge drain in a codebase, and much more.

33:48

Software Psychology: The Art of Listening to Code

Posted by Bjorn Freeman-Benson  on  Oct 18, 2014 Posted by Bjorn Freeman-Benson  on  Oct 18, 2014

Bjorn Freeman-Benson suggests “listening” to the code, refactoring it based on various factors such as the defect rate or underperforming services, providing strategies and tools.

01:08:41

How to Make the Most of Code Analysis?

Posted by Patrick Smacchia  on  Jun 09, 2014 Posted by Patrick Smacchia  on  Jun 09, 2014

Patrick Smacchia shares code analysis-related practices - structuring code, measuring code quality, automated tests, code contracts, reporting progress, trending- based on his experience with NDepend.

37:35

Advanced Front-end Debugging

Posted by Panos Astithas  on  Dec 17, 2013 Posted by Panos Astithas  on  Dec 17, 2013

Panos Astithas presents some of the debugging, profiling and tracing tools available to web developers today.

Pontificating Quantification

Posted by Daniel Spiewak  on  Nov 29, 2012 4 Posted by Daniel Spiewak Aaron Bedra  on  Nov 29, 2012 4

Daniel Spiewak and Aaron Bedra take a look at code verifying starting with Tony Hoare’s paper on testing(1969), type theory, and language-integrated proof systems.

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