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Do you want to be the 'Git Weirdo' on your team? Join GitHub's Time Berglund to explore some advanced topics that will expose you to a sort of internal Git API that is there at your disposal, should you ever need it.
Oracle's Stephen Chin breaks out the gadgets in a hands-on session exploring the Raspberry Pi, an ARM GNU/Linux box that's cheap and powerful enough to run a full version of Java SE, including JavaFX.
Kevin Nilson, VP of Engineering at just.me, shows you a cadre of open source tools to make testing across ALL browsers possible.
Ever wondered how to leverage the dedicated <video> element in HTML5? Join W3C's Philippe Le Hégaret as he covers the basics, accessibility, real-time, captioning, protected content, and more.
Are you ready for a game-changer? Can you do physics at 60 frames per second controlling DOM on a mobile device? Steve Newcomb, founder and CEO of famo.us, is here to tell you yes, yes you can.
Interested in how Firefox is testing the OS formerly known as Boot2Gecko? Or perhaps what the underlying architecture looks like? Join lead quality engineer John Hammink as he gives you the tour.
If you've ever used Python's Django or Flask, you might want to check out Pyramid. Google's Roy Hyunjin Han will give you the basics, as well as some tips and tricks for web development.
Josh Powell literally wrote the book on Single Page Web Applications. Join him in this short talk highlighting a few simple best practices for launching a successful SPA.
Join Google's Chris Wilson as he asks, and answers, "Why do we need another audio API? We have <audio> already!"
Sencha's Ariya Hidayat shares some key insights on how to leverage WebKit to assist your HTML5 application development and performance workflow.
Not sure what 'transform: translate3d(0,0,0)' does? Watch this quick tutorial to learn some simple tricks for triggering hardware acceleration.
Dart offers many types of constructors, including an implementation of the factory pattern. Learn more about constructors, field initialization, named constructors, and factory constructors in Dart.
Our 10th episode of Dart Tips! We're officially through the boilerplate, and now we're getting into some really fun stuff with an introduction to classes. Plus, there's more to come!
Typesafe's Mark Harrah, creator of sbt, on limitations, improvements, and tips for dependency management in Scala.
Did you know that Foursquare's entire server is implemented in Scala? Watch this video to see how their engineering team deals with performance issues by using Twitter's build tool 'pants'.
Straight from the source, learn how to gracefully handle exceptions and errors in Dart. Don't get caught off guard the next time you run into an error, learn more about try, catch, finally, and throw.
In this presentation from the Northeast Scala Symposium, core committer and maintainer Lars Hupel gives a brief overview of the Scalaz 7 library, including new features which improve usability.
Bill Venners hooks it up with 10 rules of thumb that will help simplify your users' life when they use your library.
Dr. Roland Kuhn, Akka tech lead at Typesafe, discusses how types, macros and runtime compilation have been applied to sort actor messages into type-safe channels.
YO! Learn more about Dart's control flow statements. Plus, this video shows you a helpful tweak that should make web developers quite happy. A few more videos and you'll be an official Dartisan.
Twitter data scientist Oscar Boykin explores the distinctions between functional programming and mathematics, and discusses several recent Twitter products: algebird, bijection, and scalding.
Join John De Goes, Precog's CEO/CTO, as he reveals many of the nuances of building a data science platform (100% Scala!), and some of the lessons learned on working on such a project.
Functions are true objects in Dart. Watch this video to learn more about nested functions, functions as arguments, and lexical closures. Get ready for more FUNctional tips in Dart!
Get your scala on! Join Typesafe's Josh Suereth as he discusses common patterns for how to define asynchronous flow, including a few core abstractions like applicative functors, monads, & traversal.
Couldn't make it out to Philadelphia for the 2013 Northeast Scala Symposium? No problem! We have ALL the presentations right here for you, sort of like taking the red pill...
We're keeping these tutorials short and sweet! Here's the first in a two-parter on functions in Dart. You'll be up to your ears in control flow statements before you know it!
Did you know that 80% of the world's info is unstructured, that unstructured data is growing at a rate 15 times faster than strucuted data? Enter Hadoop!
We've got the lowdown on functions coming in the next few episodes, but now it's time to get familiar with collections in Darts with lists, maps, queues, and sets!