Brian Goetz looks at some of the challenges and lessons of steering Java through major evolutionary changes, and a sneak peek at where the Java platform is headed.
Matt Warren takes a look at how to measure, what to measure and how get the best performance from .NET code, considering examples from the Roslyn codebase and StackOverflow (the product).
Philip Wadler on why category theory is relevant for developers, discussing the principle of Propositions as Types connecting propositions and proofs in logic, and types and programs in computing.
Peter Bourgon and Matthias Radestock explain the theory behind Weave Mesh, some of the important key features, and demonstrate some exciting use cases, like distributed caching and state replication.
Chris McCord and Evan Czaplicki keynote on the birth, development and benefits of using their respective tools they created for web development: Phoenix and Elm.
Claudia Doppioslash discusses some of the useful features of Elm, such as time traveling debugger, immutability, union types, type inference and Functional Reactive Programming.
Christina Camilleri talks about how social engineering can be used in conjunction with technical attacks to create sophisticated and destructive attack chains and shares some real world war stories.
Dan Guido talks about the current state of iOS attacks, reviews available security APIs, why they are not good enough, and the design of the Mobile Application Security Toolkit to address risks.
Gerard Sans explains RxJS' data architecture based on reactive programming, exploring Observables API using RxJS koans and unit tests. RxJS 5 focuses on performance and usability.
Elba Sanchez explains what Design by Contract is, what can be achieved using it and how it can be used in any kind of projects, from personal to mission-critical software.
Bryan Helmkamp discusses insights from analyzing over 1T LoC daily, what makes a code metric valuable, when unmaintainable code may be preferable, and what prevents maintaining quality code over time.
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.