Videos tagged with QCon San Francisco 2008


Lennart Augustsson on DSLs Written in Haskell

Lennart Augustsson on DSLs Written in Haskell

Posted in Development, Conferences

Summary In this interview filmed at QCon SF 2008, Lennart Augustsson talks about writing DSLs in Haskell, presenting the advantages offered by the language. In that context, he talks about embedded DSLs, static and dynamic languages, syntax and semantics, monads and many other related topics. Bio Lennart Augustsson was previously a lecturer at the CS Department at Chalmers University of Technol...

Tags: Smalltalk, Interview, Erlang, Haskell, InfoQ, Architecture, QCon, Scala, F#, Domain Specific Languages, QCon San Francisco 2008, ...



Behind the Scenes at MySpace.com

Behind the Scenes at MySpace.com

Posted in Conferences, Frameworks, Development

Summary In this presentation filmed during QCon SF 2008, Dan Farino, Chief Systems Architect at MySpace, talked about administering thousands of web servers from a system’s architect viewpoint. He mostly detailed the performance counter monitoring used by MySpace, the system profiler and the system administration site demoing the tools for the audience to see how it works. Bio Dan Farino ...

Tags: Conferences, Frameworks, MySpace, Scalability, IIS, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, QCon, Social Networks, ...


Scott Stanfield Discusses Silverlight

Scott Stanfield Discusses Silverlight

Posted in Frameworks, Web Technologies, Graphics, Development, Conferences

Summary In this interview from QCon San Francisco 2008, Vertigo CEO Scott Stanfield discusses Silverlight. Topics covered include the Silverlight feature set, the development paradigm, developer/designer workflow, future changes in both versions 2 and 3, Silverlight adoption, cross-platform support, the future of RIAs, cloud computing, and business RIAs. Bio Scott Stanfield is the CEO of Vertig...

Tags: Frameworks, Technologies, AJAX, Interview, Flash, Silverlight, .NET Framework, InfoQ, Rich Internet Apps, QCon, QCon San Francisco 2008, ...


BayAPLN Agile Expert Panel

BayAPLN Agile Expert Panel

Posted in Conferences, Project Management

Summary During QCon San Francisco 2008, InfoQ and BayAPLN, a local group of Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN), organized a panel comprised of Agile experts which answered questions from the audience. The panelists were: David Chilcott, Moderator, Polyanna Pixton, David Hussman, Sue Mckinney, Pat Reed. Bio The Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN) is a 501(c)6 non profit organization tha...

Tags: Business, Practices, Conferences, Agile, InfoQ, Leadership, Methodologies, APLN, Agile in the Enterprise, Coaching and Mentoring, QCon San Francisco 2008, ...