Videos in category Conferences


Avi Bryant on DabbleDB, Smalltalk and Persistence

Avi Bryant on DabbleDB, Smalltalk and Persistence

Posted in Development, Databases, Conferences

Summary In this interview, Avi Bryant talks about the Smalltalk web framework Seaside, DabbleDB, using Smalltalk images for persistence instead of an RDBMs, GemStone and more. Bio Avi Bryant is the co-CEO of Dabble DB, a Vancouver startup focused on web-based data management and collaboration tools. He is the author of the Seaside web application framework, and is active in the open source Sque...

Tags: Ruby, Technologies, Databases, Smalltalk, Interview, Seaside, InfoQ, Architecture, Dynamic Languages, QCon, QCon London 2008, ...



AOP-Myths and Realities

AOP-Myths and Realities

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary This talk goes beyond myths surrounding AOP and shows the real deal. It examines many practical applications implemented with and without aspects, providing a context for scrutinizing AOP. It also discusses ways to adopt AOP in pragmatic, risk-managed ways allowing developers to try AOP in their own system and gain understanding at the experiential level without exposing them to undue r...

Tags: Conferences, Java, InfoQ, Architecture, AOP, AspectJ


JRuby - Bringing Ruby to the JVM

JRuby - Bringing Ruby to the JVM

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks

Summary In this presentation from InfoQ Day at Java One, Thomas Enebo and Charles Nutter show off the current state of the JRuby project, which has come a long way under their stewardship. The presentation shows compelling demonstrations of how the Ruby language and key Ruby applications can function well on the Java Virtual Machine. Bio Charles Nutter of the JRuby development team has been wor...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Java, JRuby, InfoQ, Dynamic Languages


Agile Project Management Planning and Budgetting

Agile Project Management Planning and Budgetting

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary Agile methods are empirical: plan, do, evaluate how it went, plan the next thing. When these cycles are very short, learning happens quickly and teams can move into high-performance mode. But discipline is necessary - planning must happen continuously to feed the fast-moving team. For 80 minutes David Hussman looks at the Agile practices around planning a project, a release, and an iter...

Tags: Business, Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Management, Planning, Delivering Value, Budgets, Metrics


The Roots of Scrum

The Roots of Scrum

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary In a 60-minute JAOO 2005 talk, Scrum creator Dr. Jeff Sutherland covers the history of Scrum from its inception thru his participation with Ken Schwaber in rolling out Scrum to industry, to its impact at Easel, Fuji-Xerox, Honda, WildCard, Lexus, Google. He looks at Scrum types A, B and "all at once" type C, and confirms the humorous rumour that Kent Beck "stole" Scr...

Tags: Business, Practices, Scrum, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, JAOO Conference, History, Methodologies, Delivering Value, Lean, ...



Architecting Toronto.com with ASP.NET

Architecting Toronto.com with ASP.NET

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Companies, Development

Summary Toronto.Com attracts over 700,000 unique visitors per month, and offers comprehensive and searchable access to business and event listings. Originally built in 1997, the Java/J2EE technology foundation for the site was expensive and time-consuming to maintain, and limited TorStar Digital's ability to share content and functionality between Toronto.Com and other properties. Bio Scott How...

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, Microsoft, ASP.NET, C#, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Architecture, Casestudy, Photos, Multimedia, ...


The Role of the Enterprise Service Bus

The Role of the Enterprise Service Bus

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary Mark Richards tells us what an ESB is, its role, what capabilities it provides, and the various ways an ESB can be implemented. He takes a close look at the JBI specification (JSR-208) and explains what impact it will have with the ESB world. This will teach you how to determine your own specific requirements for an ESB and then match these requirements to the product space. Bio Develop...

Tags: Conferences, Java, InfoQ, SOA, ESB, Mule, Websphere, ServiceMix, JBI


Introduction to Domain Specific Languages

Introduction to Domain Specific Languages

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks

Summary Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) are limited forms of computer language designed for a specific class of problems. In this JAOO conference talk, Martin Fowler introduces a simple example of DSL, bringing out the difference between external and internal DSLs, and talking through the trade-offs in using both forms. The talk is based on Martin's language workbench article on martinfowler.c...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Frameworks, Java, DSL, .NET Framework, ThoughtWorks, InfoQ, JAOO Conference, Languages


Agile Quality: A Canary in a Coal Mine

Agile Quality: A Canary in a Coal Mine

Posted in Project Management, Conferences, Testing

Summary Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber spoke at Agile2006 on code quality as a corporate asset. InfoQ presents video of his talk, The Canary in the Coalmine. Schwaber discussed how a degrading core codebase paralyses a team and negates any Agility gained through process improvement. He proposed strategies for management to identify, track and stop this downward spiral. Bio Ken Schwaber (www.cont...

Tags: Practices, Scrum, Conferences, Testing, Agile, InfoQ, Planning, Delivering Quality, Antipatterns, Agile2006, Delivering Value, ...


Secure and Reliable Web Services

Secure and Reliable Web Services

Posted in Conferences

Summary In this presentation, recorded at Javapolis, integration expert Guy Crets introduces security and messaging standards from the Web services world and discusses how the WS-Security and WS-Reliable Messaging specifications can be used in real world integration and B2B scenarios. Bio Guy is a Managing Partner at Apogado (www.apogado.com) and has been doing integration for the last 8 years,...

Tags: Business, Conferences, Technologies, Web Services, InfoQ, SOA, JMS, WS-Security, WS-ReliableMessaging