Matthew McCullough examines the last four years of communication culture at GitHub, starting their internal mobile and web apps, use of pull requests, and emoji.
Brett Meyer demos using multiple-tenancy, geographic data, auditing/versioning, sharding, OSGi, and integration with Hibernate.
Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen discuss the challenges dealing with large Clojure legacy code at uSwitch.
Zach Holman discusses the various stumbling blocks GitHub encountered as the company grew over the years.
Charles Bailey takes a look at Git Index’s internals, explaining why it is used, what and how is stored in it, and what operations can be used against it.
Robert Annett explores some of the issues of upgrading, maintaining or replacing legacy Java and .NET applications that haven't been touched in a decade, providing advice on solving common problems.
Justin Beckwith introduces several ways to deploy ASP.NET, Node, and PHP applications to Windows Azure, including git deployment, TFS deployment, continuous integration and custom scripts.
Johan Herland explains how Git does branching and merging in a distributed (and partially disconnected) environment, how to rewrite a commit history, and why staging is useful.
Ian Goodsell discusses the challenges encountered with tool versioning and new approaches needed to support continuous delivery.
Mike Long describes techniques for managing large legacy restoration projects, using a roadmap, prioritizing technical debt remediation tasks and motivating devs and stakeholders during the process.
Sandro Mancuso runs a hands-on demo adding tests to a Java legacy code then refactoring it.
John Davies walks through a reference implementation of a in-memory database meant to combine dozens of different legacy databases developed by banks over time.