Videos in category Conferences


Tim Bray on Rails, REST, XML, Java, and More

Tim Bray on Rails, REST, XML, Java, and More

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Web Technologies, Project Management, Testing, Conferences

Summary InfoQ Ruby editor Obie Fernandez interviews Tim Bray, one of the inventors of XML and current Director of Web Technologies for Sun Microsystems. We cover varied topics such as his opinions about Ruby and Rails, the impact of dynamic languages on web development, static versus dynamic typing, Sun's support of the JRuby project, Atom, and WS-* versus REST approaches to systems integration...

Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Technologies, Java, Sun, Interview, xml, SOAP, TDD, Web Services, ...



Stefan Tilkov on SOA

Stefan Tilkov on SOA

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences

Summary In this interview Stefan Tilkov, innoQ SOA consultant and InfoQ SOA Community editor, talks about his views about SOA. Topics covered include the definition and role of SOA in general, different styles of implementing it, its applications in the real world, and the role of ESBs. Bio Stefan Tilkov is co-founder and a principal consultant at innoQ, a consulting firm with offices in German...

Tags: Technologies, Interview, REST, Web Services, InfoQ, SOA, ESB


Ivar Jacobson on UML, MDA, and the future of methodologies

Ivar Jacobson on UML, MDA, and the future of methodologies

Posted in Development, Project Management, Conferences

Summary Ivar Jacobson, one of the founders of UML, RUP, use cases, introduces his vision for a next generation development methodology that is both agile yet large like UP, by having humans collaborate with 'Intelligent Agents'. Ivar also talks about his views on UML, MDA, AOP, and the future. Recorded at JAOO (jaoo.dk). Bio Dr. Ivar Jacobson, co-founder of Jaczone AB, continues to be one of th...

Tags: Business, Practices, Java, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, JAOO Conference, Artifacts & Tools, MDA, History, AOP, ...


Interview: Mary and Tom Poppendieck on using Lean for Competitive Advantage

Interview: Mary and Tom Poppendieck on using Lean for Competitive Advantage

Posted in Project Management, Conferences

Summary Lean software gurus Mary and Tom Poppendieck share their years of practical experience, as they speak on the history of Lean thinking, the value of fast delivery and deferred committment, their use of Value Stream Mapping to identify and reduce waste, the importance of identifying and dealing well with cross-organizational and inter-organizational boundaries, and how Lean relates to RUP...

Tags: Business, Practices, Scrum, Interview, Agile, InfoQ, Methodologies, Delivering Value, Lean


Richard Hale Shaw on C# 2.0 features leading us into 3.0 functionality

Richard Hale Shaw on C# 2.0 features leading us into 3.0 functionality

Posted in Frameworks, Development, Conferences

Summary Join Richard Hale Shaw as InfoQ peppers him with questions about the C# language and differences between C# 2.0 and 3.0. Richard provides insights developing with the Enterprise Library and waxes wisely on Generics and IEnumerator. Bio Richard Hale Shaw is the founder of the Richard Hale Shaw Group, which has consulted and trained software developers since 1993. He's created and chaired...

Tags: Frameworks, Interview, C#, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Generics, Enterprise Library, IEnumerator



Joshua Bloch on Closures, Resource Management, Google

Joshua Bloch on Closures, Resource Management, Google

Posted in Companies, Development, Conferences

Summary Core Java language designer Joshua Bloch talks about the need for Closures, Functional Programming, Java's need for better resource management, Java Puzzlers, and cool stuff Google is doing with Java. Recorded at www.javazone.no conference, Norway's best Java conference. Bio Joshua Bloch is a Principal Engineer at Google. He led the design and implementation of numerous Java platform fe...

Tags: Google, Java, Interview, InfoQ, Java SE, Language Features, Closures, Broadcasting, Development, Companies


Mike Keith  on EJB 3

Mike Keith on EJB 3

Posted in Frameworks, Development, Databases, Companies, Conferences

Summary In this interview co spec lead Mike Keith discusses the current state of EJB 3. He covers how the community has drove the development of the EJB 3 spec as well as the praises and criticisms that have developed along the way. Keith also comments on the evolution of the specification to be work better with pojo's and embrace newer ideas such as dependency injection. Bio Mike Keith is the ...

Tags: Frameworks, Java, Databases, Interview, J2EE, Oracle, InfoQ, Data Access, Hibernate, EJB, JPA, ...


Thomas Fuchs and Michael Buffington Talk JavaScript and Rails

Thomas Fuchs and Michael Buffington Talk JavaScript and Rails

Posted in Development, Frameworks, Web Technologies, Conferences

Summary Thomas Fuchs, author of the massively popular Scriptaculous JavaScript library and Michael Buffington, well-known Rails programmer and author of the surprise hit online-game Unroll (llor.nu) have a casual conversation with Obie Fernandez about the power of mixing JavaScript with Ruby on Rails and smart development. Bio Thomas Fuchs is the creator of the Scriptaculous Javascript library ...

Tags: Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Javascript, Interview, InfoQ, Scriptaculous, Prototype


An Overview of Desktop Java Technologies in Today's RIA World

An Overview of Desktop Java Technologies in Today's RIA World

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Web Technologies, Development

Summary Scott Delap provides an overview of Swing and Eclipse RCP technologies in today's world of RIA applications, as well as advances in deployment techniques such as Java Web Start and Pack200 which assist in the centralized deployment of desktop apps. Scott also compares when to use Java vs. other technologies such as Ajax, Flex, and OpenLazslo. Bio Scott Delap is InfoQ's lead Java editor ...

Tags: Conferences, Eclipse, Frameworks, Technologies, AJAX, Java, Flex, InfoQ, QCon, Swing, OpenLaszlo, ...


Transaction Management Strategies in Mission Critical Applications

Transaction Management Strategies in Mission Critical Applications

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Development

Summary A core part of Spring's middle tier support is the transaction management support. This session presents several interesting "mission critical" cases and shows you how to properly handle them using transactions driven by Spring 2. You'll learn the ins-and-out of the "dark art" that is transaction management within a high-volume mission-critical JEE application. Bio J...

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, Java, J2EE, Spring, InfoQ, Architecture