We have found a stark and forbidding truth: an Agile team in a non-Agile enterprise will not long survive. What does it take to align an organization to Agile and Lean principles and practices?
After presenting some basics of Design by Contract using Microsoft’s SpecSharp framework, Greg Young explains how we can keep the Test First mentality in a Contract First world.
Stephan Janssen’s talks about Parleys.com and the technology used: Flex/AIR. He also talks about two technologies that could be used instead, GWT and JavaFX, presenting their pros/cons.
Scott Delap shares his experience creating an application using Flex&Air, speaking on technologies used, tooling and frameworks choices, remoting, testing and integration with the client system.
This presentation attacks the problem of software complexity and how various modularity paradigms (e.g., object, functions, aspects) simplify complexity and help separate concerns.
Jan Lehnardt allures the audience to use CouchDB for their web projects by presenting some of its most helpful features that are appropriate for such a task.
Jay Parikh will discuss various aspects of the software and systems that make up the Ning platform. Ning powers over 500,000 social networks and is one of the fastest growing Internet sites.
This presentation discusses the functional programing paradigms used to build Buy a Feature, (a multi-user, web-based, real-time, serious game), including Actors, event streams, Scala and lift.
Jnan Dash introduces enterprise RIA and Curl, a RIA platform similar to Flash/Flex. He presents 4 examples of successful Curl implementations and the advantages of Curl over the other RIA solutions.
This presentation takes a look at CouchDB from 10,000 ft. CouchDB is a document oriented database with a highly acclaimed REST API that makes integration into existing infrastructure a snap.
This session explores the approach and challenges to transforming multi-thousand person division to adopt new approaches to developing software.
This presentation discusses Hypertable, an open source, high performance, distributed database modeled after Google's Bigtable. Doug offers a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of Hypertable.