Matt Van Horn, an engineer at New Relic, discusses the Cucumber toolset with a focus on the practices and principles of BDD in general as well some useful techniques for keeping tests maintainable.
This time around we’ll have a mix of Pivots and friends of Pivotal.
Wiley Kesnter: Websockets
Samantha John: How to do layout in iOS for folks used to HTML and CSS.
Jason Brennan: An alternative layout framework
Cameron Cundiff: Accessibility on an iPhone
Sam Coward: iBeacons
Russell Smith of Rainforest discusses some of the lessons learned in building the human-powered QA testing service.
Alex Gaynor, a core developer of Django, PyPy, and CPython, gives an overview of the problems involved with dynamic language performance while discussing what compilers can and cannot know.
Suds Menon and Catherine Jones give a follow-up presentation on Gemfire, showing how to use the Gemfire XD framework in terms of adapting relational schema to accessing the data from client applications.
Suds Menon, one of the key architects of Gemfire, and Catherine Johnson, a Data Strategist with VMware, give an overview of Gemfire, a distributed data management platform.
Starr Horne, a co-founder of Honeybadger.io, discusses some easy wins for collecting metrics and gives an overview of some statistical tools that developers can use to turn data into intelligence.
Laura Klein offers a number of visual- and interaction-design tips for non-designers working to build their MVP.
Patrick McFadin gives an introduction to Cassandra and explains how the database can excel in distributed contexts to provide maximum uptime and stability.
Josh Dzielak, the VP of Engineering at Keen IO, shows how the term “full stack developer” is expanding to include a knowledge of distributed systems. Note: The video includes only slides and ambient room audio. Slides of the full presentation can be found here.