emerging technologies

ETE 2012 – Joshua Suereth – Effective Scala

From the abstract: A talk on general best practices in Scala, taken from real world experience and examples in the book Scala In Depth. This covers everything from what is an implicit to programming with expressions. If you’re not comfortable with the Scala, this talk will show you how to make use of this elegant … Read More

ETE 2012 – Trevor Burnham – The CoffeeScript Edge

From the abstract: CoffeeScript, a streamlined language that compiles into JavaScript, has gained devotees at companies ranging from 37signals to Fog Creek to AOL. Not bad for a 2-year-old open-source project. In this talk, we’ll take a look at some of the areas where CoffeeScript really shines, allowing devs to write cleaner, more maintainable code … Read More

ETE 2012 – Manoj Vadakkan – It’s the Culture Stupid! Why Scrum is More Than a Few Roles, Artifacts, and Ceremonies

From the abstract: Scrum attracts many organizations because of its apparent simplicity and its potential to deliver results faster. Many do not realize the cultural changes that they need to make in order to become a hyper-productive team. This session will discuss why cultural aspects are important and how cultural changes make the mechanics of … Read More