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Guillaume Laforge: What Makes Groovy Groovy

Groovy is not a newcomer to the arena of alternative languages for the JVM. With over 1.7 million downloads a year, it's clearly ahead of the pack. But what makes it a great…

Using QuantCell, the polyglot big data spreadsheet, to deploy MapReduce algorithms

This is not just science - this is big data science

Using QuantCell, the polyglot big data spreadsheet, to deploy MapReduce algorithms

Now spreadsheet users can tap into the capabilities of major programming languages! Agust Egilsson and Kris Tholeiffsson show us how.

The more you know...

Simon Ritter: Project Lambda: Functional Programming Constructs in Java

You might assume that lambda expressions are simply a more syntactically compact form of inner classes, but, in fact, the implementation of lambda expressions is substantially…

MongoDB's Dwight Merriman: "We think all the NoSQL products are competitors"

King of Silicon Alley

MongoDB's Dwight Merriman: "We think all the NoSQL products are competitors"

We meet the king of the Silicon Alley startup scene to discuss NoSQL, breaking records, and why he believes the success of the humongous database is down to more than just…

Distributed log aggregation with RabbitMQ Federation

TUTORIAL: Centralise your Big Data

Distributed log aggregation with RabbitMQ Federation

A practical introduction to the Federation plugin by Alvaro Videla, author of 'RabbitMQ in Action'.

Royals

Marcus Lagergren: The JVM is dead! Long live the polyglot VM

This session explains why emerging language implementations are becoming more common and more feasible to implement on the JVM with satisfactory performance. It tells you how…

Level up your MySQL query tuning

Ding!

Level up your MySQL query tuning

A closer look at query optimization with a focus on queries with GROUP BY and ORDER BY, from Percona consultant Alexander Rubin.

Don't go nuts

Talip Ozturk: Clustering your application with Hazelcast

Today's applications are getting more and more distributed everyday, and it's well-known that distributed programming is hard. There is another way though. Talip Ozturk…

Have You Seen Spring Lately?

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Have You Seen Spring Lately?

Josh Long gives us an extensive walk through everything that's new with the Spring Framework, which went live with version 4.0 just yesterday.

Glot what it takes

Tim Fox: Introducing Vert.x 2.0 - Taking polyglot application development to the next level

The recent Vert.x 2.0 release marks a coming of age for Vert.x, as it progresses to a fully independent project. In this session, Fox dives into the Vert.x 2.0 release and…

Use your developer powers for good this Christmas

A time for giving

Use your developer powers for good this Christmas

We take a look some of the ways techies and not-for-profits are combining their expertise to make a difference - and how you can get involved.

Better together

Brent Beer: Collaboration behind your Firewall

Open source works through similarly-aligned teams and individuals, so why do you think of your job and open source as two different things? Treating your internal projects as…

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