Richard Pawson discusses a case study of a large pure OO project for the Irish government, presenting the challenges met, the reason for choosing pure OO, and lessons learned implementing it.
Alex Miller presents some of the abstractions that make Clojure a great language: Collections, Sequence and Higher Order Functions, Multimethods, Protocols, Atoms, Macros, and others.
Marius Eriksen considers that leaky abstractions lead to scalability issues, while those providing narrow access to explicit resources - map-reduce, shared-nothing web apps, big table - scale better.
Steve Vinoski covers the history of RPC, standardization, distributed objects, CORBA, DCOM, Java, SOAP, WS-*, flaws in RPC, REST vs RPC philosophy, Erlang reliability and concurrency.
This talk introduces two broad principles for strategic design: 'Context mapping' - different groups model differently and 'Core domain' - the distilled shared vision.
This talk outlines some of the DDD foundations: How models are chosen and evaluated; How multiple models coexist; How to avoid the common pitfalls and how developers and domain experts work together.