ETE 2012

ETE 2012 – Naeem Hussain & Brian Barr – Management Innovation to Achieve Continuous Business Value Delivery

From the abstract: Leadership is at the heart of sustainable and continuous agile product delivery. For instance, are your associates motivated by a shared reward system targeted at delivering outstanding customer outcomes? Leaders that create smart incentives make this happen. Has a developer been empowered to make a wholesale change to your solution delivery process? … Read More

ETE 2012 – Anna Bloom and Jeff Friedman – What Happened When Philly Launched a Social Network to Improve Neighborhoods?

From the abstract: Online connections have inspired offline action when it comes to political campaigns. How can a city leverage the power of online organizing to inspire new city leaders and make neighborhoods better offline? What is its role? And what are some of the challenges and barriers to inspiring community leaders to work with … Read More

ETE 2012 – Adrian Holovaty – Pjax and the next generation of server-side Web frameworks

From the abstract: Django co-creator Adrian Holovaty shares his ideas on the future of server-side Web frameworks. Are the current batch of frameworks getting long in the tooth? Should we really still be generating HTML from scratch on each page request? Can we automate some of the new best practices, such as Pjax? No Django … Read More

ETE 2012 – Chris Richardson – SQL? NoSQL? NewSQL?!? What’s a Java developer to do?

From the abstract: The database world is undergoing a major upheaval. NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Cassandra are emerging as a compelling choice for many applications. They can simplify the persistence of complex data models and offering significantly better scalability and performance. But these databases have a very different and unfamiliar data model and … Read More

ETE 2012 – Dr. Benjamin Pierce – Types a la Milner

From the abstract: Robin Milner (1934-2010) was a gentle giant of computer science. Among many fundamental contributions, his insights on the role of types in the theory and practice of programming have been perhaps the farthest reaching. This talk combines a historical perspective on Milner’s early work with a look at how these ideas continue … Read More

ETE 2012 – Gordon Dickens – Java EE in the Cloud

Our own Gordon Dickens (@gdickens) has put together a survey of choices for deploying Java EE in various cloud platforms. Here is his ETE session: Developers are now being tasked with writing applications for the cloud. Although that is a simple buzzword, what does it mean to me, the developer? When developing Java Enterprise applications … Read More

ETE 2012 – Jeff Brown – What’s New In Grails 2.0?

From the abstract: In this session, Grails core developer Jeff Brown will deliver an update on the latest and greats features of the Grails framework – a dynamic, web application framework based on the Groovy language and designed for Spring. Jeff will cover all the new features of Grails 2.0 including agent-based reloading, unit testing … Read More