In this presentation from QCon SF 2007, Obie Fernandez explains REST and gives practical tips on how to use Rails' REST features to write RESTful applications.
Purdy discusses Java scaling, performance vs scaling, rewriting frameworks, databases, bottlenecks, abstractions, disaster recovery, one-size-fits-all architecture, big JVM heaps and network failures.
WCF is not just for SOAP based services and can be used with popular protocols like RSS, REST and JSON. Join Rob Windsor as he introduces WCF 3.5 and its new native support for non-SOAP services.
In this presentation, recorded at QCon San Francisco, CORBA guru Steve Vinoski explains REST from the view of someone who comes to SOA from a traditional, RPC-oriented background.
Wayne Lund discusses batch processing, Spring Batch objectives and features, scenarios for usage, Spring Batch architecture, scaling, example code, failures and retrying, and the future roadmap.
In this talk from QCon SF 2007, Justin Gehtland explains two open solutions to distributed identity and their Rails integration components: OpenID (using ruby-openid) and CAS (using rubycas-client).
Rajeev Dayal discusses GWT, integrating GWT with other frameworks, GWT 1.4 features, developing large GWT apps, integrating GWT and Google Gears, Google Gears features and the Google Gears API.
Mark Smith explores Silverlight 2.0 capabilities like code-behind support, threads, and consuming web services at QCon San Francisco 2007.
Adrian Colyer describes OSGi, OSGi implementations, modularity, versioning, operational control, server-side OSGi, design considerations, using existing libraries, and Spring Dynamic Modules.
Rod Johnson discusses the Spring Framework, the Spring philosophy, configuring Spring, XML configuration, Annotation-based configuration, Spring JavaConfig, and mixing configuration types.
Jason Rudolph discusses Java/Grails integration, Grails plugins, creating a Grails sample application, Grails app structure, data querying and persistence, validation, controllers and tag libraries.
Jay Fields presents his concept of Business Natural Languages - a type of Domain Specific Languages geared towards being readable by domain experts.