2013

PhillyETE Screencast #40 – It takes a village to develop an app: A 360 degree view of getting an app from idea to the App Store (in a Regulated Enterprise)

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For companies, especially those in a regulated industry, a great idea for a mobile app is just the first piece in a puzzle where everything must fit together to make that idea a reality. From solid creative and user experience to technical implementation and stakeholder reviews, it takes a solid vision, thoughtful plan, commitment and teamwork to create an app that consumers want to use.

PhillyETE Screencast #37 – Incident Response Plans for the 21st Century – Angie Singer Keating

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From the abstract: “A growing body of disclosure law governing security breaches and data loss incidents, coupled with ‘the professional nature’ of the threats, is fueling an expanded focus on incident response, digital forensics, evidence collection, and proactive fraud detection. In addition, government and industry regulations require not only the aggregation of data and event … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #36 – A bright future full of promise – Asynchronous Pipelines in Scala and Java – Heather Miller

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From the abstract: “By now, it’s no secret that asynchronous and non-blocking code means fast and responsive software stacks that scale to the moon. The only problem? Asynchronous code usually means callback hell that’s impossible to write, impossible to reason about, and even worse to maintain. Not any more— Scala 2.10 brings an asynchronous, completely … Read More

PhillyETE 2013 Screencast #34 – How Google Does it – Using Closure Tools for Large JavaScript Applications – Rhys Brett-Bowen

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From the abstract: “Closure Tools was released by Google over two years ago to little fanfare. It has slowly been gaining popularity and even a little love from those that have gotten to know it. If you’re writing a large JavaScript application, you should know about it. after all it’s what GMail, Google Maps, Google … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #32 – Blackberry 10 Enterprise Development – Maurice White

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From the abstract: “Become a successful developer of enterprise apps for BlackBerry 10. This session arms you with what’s needed to begin creating enterprise apps for the BlackBerry platform. We’ll cover development options, tooling, and porting existing apps. We’ll discuss the unique needs of developing apps for the enterprise and introduce you to how the … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #31 – Going Big with Big Data – One Step at a Time – Anita Garimella Andrews

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From the abstract: “Big Data is almost scary nowadays. Some small, young companies are so advanced in their use of data – but their datasets are small, so statistical validity constantly comes up. Some Fortune 100 companies haven’t even started. And other large companies have such a morass of badly integrated, inaccurate or unused data … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #30 – Druid – Real-Time Queries Meet Real-Time Data – Eric Tschetter

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From the abstract: “This talk will focus on the design considerations and architecture of Druid, an open-source, distributed, column-oriented analytical data store. Druid is an open source distributed system in use at Metamarkets (http://www.metamarkets.com) to facilitate rapid exploration of high dimensional spaces. We use Druid to expose impression monetization data to ad tech companies along … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #29 – The 11th Thing: Generalists, specialists, and how life imitates the decathlon – David A. Black

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From the abstract: “Change is a constant in the tech field, at many levels — from the introduction of major new tools and systems to the release of tiny updates for existing ones. Ironically, constant change results in a striking consistency over time. The view of our field from outer space, so to speak, remains … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #28 – Why are there Go programmers? – Blake Mizerany

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From the abstract: “Go programmers come from backgrounds you would likely not expect. The language was originally marketed as a “Systems Language”. But rather than being mostly composed of C and C++ programmers, many Go programmers come from Ruby, Python, Javascript, Erlang, and other popular dynamic languages; Much more than the Go authors had anticipated. … Read More