Videos in category Conferences


Behind LINQ - And Beyond

Behind LINQ - And Beyond

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Development, Databases

Summary In this presentation from the JVM Languages Summit 2008, Mads Torgersen discusses LINQ, declarative programming and metaprogramming in C#, examples of LINQ syntax and usage, lazy evaluation of LINQ queries, extension methods, lambda expressions, LINQ-to-SQL, LINQ expressions and metaprogramming, expression trees, how the .Net Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR) works, PLINQ, and the future o...

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, Technologies, Java, LINQ, C#, DLR, .NET Framework, Linq2Sql, InfoQ, Dynamic Languages, ...



John Lam on IronRuby, Microsoft and Open Source

John Lam on IronRuby, Microsoft and Open Source

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Companies, Graphics, Conferences

Summary In this interview from RubyFringe, John Lam talks about his work on IronRuby and how Microsoft is approaching Open Source software development. Bio John Lam is Program Manager on the Dynamic Language Runtime team at Microsoft. He created RubyCLR, and is now working on the team that is creating IronRuby, Microsoft's implementation of Ruby.

Tags: Ruby, Frameworks, Technologies, Microsoft, Interview, Silverlight, DLR, .NET Framework, JRuby, CLR, OSS, ...


Technical Lessons Learned Turning the Agile Dials to Eleven

Technical Lessons Learned Turning the Agile Dials to Eleven

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary In this presentation filmed during Agile 2008, Craig Smith and Paul King present what happens when one tries to be super Agile. Practically, they employed most currently used Agile practices on several projects, then they experimented with new ideas leading them to better results, increased productivity and quality. Bio Paul King has contributed to open source projects and international...

Tags: Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Agile2008, Agile Techniques


A couple of ways to skin an Internet-scale cat

A couple of ways to skin an Internet-scale cat

Posted in Conferences, Web Technologies

Summary In this presentation, recorded at QCon San Francisco, ThoughtWorks director of professional services and all-around Web and Web services expert Jim Webber explains the core concepts of message-oriented web services, expresses his thorough dislike of WSDL, explains different approaches to Web architecture, and shows an example of a RESTful workflow. Bio Dr. Jim Webber is director of prof...

Tags: Conferences, Technologies, REST, Web Services, InfoQ, SOA, WS Standards, WSDL, RESTful, MEST, Workflow / BPM, ...


Linda Rising: Prejudices Can Alter Team Work

Linda Rising: Prejudices Can Alter Team Work

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary In this interview filmed during Agile 2008, following the presentation "Who Do You Trust?", Linda Rising shows how prejudices can affect the relationships between team members. According to Linda, we all have a tendency to categorize others based on characteristics like race, religion, sex, but also based on more trivial characteristics, and many times we are not even aware we are doing...

Tags: Practices, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Collaboration, Agile2008, Team Collaboration



Rockstar Memcaching

Rockstar Memcaching

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks, Databases

Summary In this presentation from RubyFringe, Tobias Lütke talks about memcached, the widely used caching solution. Tobias explains how to use it and gives some practical tips on what not to do. Bio Tobias Lütke is a co-founder of jadedPixel, creator of Shopify – one of the largest Rails applications on the web. He has been part of the Ruby on Rails core team since its inception and has release...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, High Performance, Scalability, InfoQ, Data Access, Architecture, RubyFringe, Rails, ...


How The JVM Spec Came To Be

How The JVM Spec Came To Be

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary In this keynote from the JVM Languages Summit 2008, James Gosling discusses how his history with programming languages led to Java's creation, code as algebra, how users use a product in very unusual ways, Java as a compromise between C and scripting languages, ANDF and Virtual Machines, pointer integrity, the Java object model, gotos and multilevel breaks, primitives and optimization t...

Tags: Conferences, Java, Lisp, Smalltalk, InfoQ, Language Design, Compilers, Virtual Machines, JVM, JVM Language Summit


Ted Neward on Present and Past Languages

Ted Neward on Present and Past Languages

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Conferences

Summary In this interview filmed during QCon London 2008, Ted Neward, author of "Effective Enterprise Java", talks about languages, statical, dynamical, objectual or functional. He dives into Java, C#, C++, Haskell, Scala, VB, and Lisp, to name some of them, comparing the benefits and disadvantages of using one or another. Bio Ted Neward has been using C++ since 1991, Java since 1997, and .NET ...

Tags: Ruby, Frameworks, Java, Lisp, Interview, C#, Haskell, .NET Framework, C and C++, InfoQ, Language Design, ...


Jim McCarthy and 11 Commitments For a Shared Vision

Jim McCarthy and 11 Commitments For a Shared Vision

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary In this talk filmed during Agile 2008, Jim McCarthy talks about 11 commitments team members should adhere to if they want to achieve a state of shared vision. Such a state empowers a team to reach their full potential and ultimately attain greatness. Bio Jim lead software development teams at Bell Labs, The Whitewater Group, and Microsoft. Since 1996, Jim has devoted himself to research...

Tags: Practices, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Teamwork, Management, Agile2008, Communication, Feedback, Team Collaboration


Eclipse Day at the Googleplex: Eclipse at Ebay

Eclipse Day at the Googleplex: Eclipse at Ebay

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Development

Eclipse is great for Java development. Eclipse is great for web development. Eclipse is great for Java web development. The list goes on, but as your business becomes bigger, more specialized and more demanding, chances are that you won't find exactly what you need on that list. So what do you turn to? Eclipse. See how eBay uses the Eclipse you know and love, but also builds on top of it to han...

Tags: Techtalks, Google, Conferences, Eclipse, engEDU, Education, eBay, Google Tech Talks, Development, Companies