Jay Phelps leads a discussion with Jafar Husain and Stefan Penner through the history of the TC39 specification process, revealing new features coming to a browser near us: ES2015 and beyond.
Alex Russell discusses the impact of new standards-track technologies like Service Workers, Web Manifests, and Web Push which are landing in browsers.
Annalisa Sarasini talks about how industry standards, open source, HTML5 and hosted services are today leveraged by leading buy and sell side firms when implementing single and cross asset solutions.
Steve Klabnik discusses how the JSON API (jsonapi.org) helps building APIs in JSON, and the process of bringing the standard to the 1.0 release.
Domenic Denicola talks about the WHATWG stream specification, uncovering the abstractions used to build web streams and the API around them.
Olve Maudal details machine code generated by snippets of both legal and illegal C code, discussing it in the context of ISO/IEC 9899 standard (the C standard).
Andrew Watson presents Cloud Standards Customer Council's origins, structure and objectives, and describes how you can get involved.
Chris Harding emphasized the need for cloud interoperability and the key areas where standards are most needed – configuration, management, security, storage, communication – for businesses to growth.
Peter F. Brown keynotes on the importance of creating and implementing standards for SOA and Cloud Computing.
Peter Beverloo introduces the W3C Web Components model useful to design web widgets, and consisting of Templates, Decorators, Custom Elements, and the Shadow DOM.
Paul Downey covers the risks of premature standardisation, partial implementations and open extensions, cloud computing lock-in, and formal activities vs lightweight open processes like open source.