Olaf Carlson-Wee explores micropayment and wealth storage use cases for bitcoin and examines cryptosystems used to facilitate micro-penny payments and secure $B in global bitcoin banks.
Ross Garrett explores how design decisions may be leading to poor UX, discussing the principles of reactive applications and how streaming APIs can deliver significant benefits over RESTful APIs.
Tim Wagner defines server-less computing, examines the key trends and innovative ideas behind the technology, and looks at design patterns for big data, event processing, and mobile using AWS Lambda.
Charles Rivet introduces Papyrus RT, an industrial-grade modeling environment for the development of complex, software intensive, real-time, embedded, cyber-physical systems.
Lindsay Holmwood discusses the problems with the traditional approach to digital service delivery in government, and how APIs enable the DTO to help government deliver simpler, faster public services.
Adrian Cockcroft discusses success/failure stories of adopting microservices, overviews what’s next with microservices and presents some of the techniques that have led to successful deployments.
Bruce Haefele shares from the successes and failures implementing an API strategy at Healthdirect Australia.
Neville Li and Igor Maravić cover the evolution of Spotify’s event delivery system, discussing lessons learned moving it into the cloud using Scio, a high level Scala API for the Dataflow SDK.
John Langford discusses how to use Vowpal Wabbit in and as a machine learning system including architecture, unique capabilities, and applications, applied to personalized news recommendation.
Neha Narkhede explains how Apache Kafka was designed to support capturing and processing distributed data streams by building up the basic primitives needed for a stream processing system.
Tom Adams outlines the problems faced when building small services, and how using a good type system can help, introducing Finch and highlighting how it addresses these concerns.