Videos tagged with QCon San Francisco 2008


Tim Bray on the Future of the Web

Tim Bray on the Future of the Web

Posted in Web Technologies, Development, Conferences

Summary Tim Bray talks about why he is not convinced with the buzz surrounding Rich Internet Applications and shares his ideas on Cloud Computing. He also expresses his opinion regarding the debate REST vs. WS-* and the future directions web technologies will be taking. Bio Tim Bray launched one of the first public web search engines in '95, co-invented XML 1.0, co-edited "Namespaces in XML", s...

Tags: Web 2.0, Technologies, Java, Interview, Web Services, InfoQ, Architecture, Web Frameworks, Rich Internet Apps, WS Standards, QCon, ...



Greg Young Discusses State Transitions in Domain-Driven Design and DDD Best Practices

Greg Young Discusses State Transitions in Domain-Driven Design and DDD Best Practices

Posted in Graphics, Conferences

Summary In this interview, Greg Young talks about managing state transitions in a Domain-Driven Design project using two separate models, one for reading data from datastore and the other for write-only command operations. He also discussed Command Query Separation to keep the design cleaner and easier to test and maintain and the best practices that developers can use when working on DDD proje...

Tags: Design, Interview, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Domain Driven Design, Aspect Oriented Programming, Dependency Injection, QCon San Francisco 2008, Design Pattern


Ian Robinson discusses REST, WS-* and Implementing an SOA

Ian Robinson discusses REST, WS-* and Implementing an SOA

Posted in Web Technologies, Project Management, Testing, Conferences

Summary In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Ian Robinson discusses REST vs. WS-*, REST contracts, WADL, how to approach company-wide SOA initiatives, how an SOA changes a company, SOA and Agile, tool support for REST, reuse and foreseeing client needs, versioning and the future of REST-based services in enterprise SOA development. Bio Ian Robinson is a Principal Consultant with Thou...

Tags: Technologies, Interview, REST, Web Services, BDD, InfoQ, SOA, WS Standards, Specifications, QCon, WSDL, ...


Ruby VMs: A Comparison

Ruby VMs: A Comparison

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks

Summary A look at the different Ruby virtual machines (JRuby, MagLev, IronRuby, Rubinius, MacRuby) and how to choose what fits best within the enterprise. Bio Jason Seifer is a web developer and 1/2 of RailsEnvy.com, where he helps produce a weekly news podcast for Ruby and Ruby on Rails developers. His programming interests include Ruby, Rails, Javascript, full text search, and Objective-C. Ab...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Frameworks, Java, .NET Framework, JRuby, InfoQ, QCon, Runtimes, MagLev, Ruby1.9, ...


Pipes and Y! Query Language

Pipes and Y! Query Language

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences, Companies, Cloud Computing

Summary In this presentation filmed during QCon SF 2008, Jonathan Trevor presents two Yahoo! technologies: Pipes and Y! Query Language (YQL). Both technologies can be used to process data obtained from various sources, but while Pipes is limited to Yahoo web services, YQL can process many types of data. Bio Jonathan Trevor works in the Platform group at Yahoo!, where he gets to improve, innovat...

Tags: Web 2.0, Conferences, Technologies, Yahoo!, Web Services, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Cloud Computing, QCon San Francisco 2008



Erik Meijer on LINQ

Erik Meijer on LINQ

Posted in Frameworks, Databases, Development, Conferences

Summary In this interview filmed during QCon SF 2008, Erik Meijer talks about less known LINQ features, like the ability to do meta programming or the fact that LINQ works against any data collection that implements the sequence operators. Meijer also talks about the differences between functional languages and objectual ones, asynchronous computation, and the evolution of languages. Bio Erik M...

Tags: Frameworks, Technologies, Interview, LINQ, Haskell, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Data Access, Functional Programming, Programming, QCon San Francisco 2008, ...


Frameworks and DDD: Keeping the Model Clean

Frameworks and DDD: Keeping the Model Clean

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Development

Summary In this presentation recorded during QCon SF 2008, Tim McCarthy talks about preserving the purity of the domain model while using frameworks. Frameworks can be very useful when developing applications, but they can present some pitfalls, mudding the domain, if they are not used properly. The presentation is targeted at developers. Bio Tim McCarthy is a freelance consultant in San Diego ...

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Modeling, QCon, Repository, QCon San Francisco 2008, Domain Driven Design


Digg, An Infrastructure in Transition

Digg, An Infrastructure in Transition

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences, Databases

Summary In this presentation recorded during QCon SF 2008, Joe Stump, Lead Architect at Digg.com, talks about Digg.com’s architecture, the challenges faced, the solutions adopted, and the lessons learned running a large web site. Bio Joe Stump is the Lead Architect of Digg. He's responsible for making sure the applications built at Digg will scale into infinity and beyond. For the last 10...

Tags: Web 2.0, Conferences, Databases, MySQL, Scalability, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Performance & Scalability, QCon San Francisco 2008


YELLOWPAGES.COM: Behind the Curtain

YELLOWPAGES.COM: Behind the Curtain

Posted in Conferences, Development, Frameworks

Summary This talk explains how YELLOWPAGES.COM, one of the highest-traffic websites in the U.S., was written using Ruby on Rails, how it was scaled to handle the traffic and how the software architecture evolved. Also: the reasons for choosing Ruby on Rails. Bio John Straw led the development team which pulled off the YELLOWPAGES.COM Big Rewrite. About the conference QCon is a conference that i...

Tags: Conferences, Ruby, Ruby On Rails, Frameworks, Java, Scalability, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Rails, Performance & Scalability, ...


Open APIs: State of the Market

Open APIs: State of the Market

Posted in Conferences, Development

Summary In this presentation filmed during QCon SF 2008, John Musser talks about Open APIs, their history, their current status and trends. He also talks about what makes an Open API successful, the business models behind them and some related technological details. Bio John Musser is the founder of ProgrammableWeb.com, the leading online resource for mashups, APIs and the web as platform. He h...

Tags: Conferences, Technologies, Web Services, API, InfoQ, Architecture, Open-Source, QCon, Programming, QCon San Francisco 2008