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Writing modular applications using Merb - Yehuda Katz
Category: Web Development > Ruby On Rails      Posted: 19 Feb 09

The Merb web framework prizes a modular architecture, but how can you use that same philosophy in your web applications?

The default Merb ...

Resource-Oriented Web Applications WIth Waves - Dan Yoder
Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 08 Feb 09

Most Web application frameworks today focus on a single basic architectural style, a variation of the MVC architecture popularized by Sun. In many res...

Peer-Aware Desktop Application Development - Preston Lee
Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 08 Feb 09

Social interaction has become implicitly expected of modern web-based applications. Desktop applications, however, have yet to overcome the technical ...

Ruby In the Clouds - Jim Menard
Category: Languages > Ruby      Posted: 07 Feb 09

Ruby In the Clouds is about the challenges and results I've faced bringing Ruby and Rails to the 10gen cloud computing platform. It will most definite...

Building a high volume, low latency system in Java
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 06 Feb 09

The "Coding the Architecture" User Group is community for hands-on, pragmatic software architects. Join th is meeting, which will feature discussions on high volume, low latency systems in Java.

The "Coding the Architecture" User Group is community for hands-on, pragmatic software architec...

The Evolution & Future of Grid in Financial Services
Category: Architecture > Patterns      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Platform Computing's Dr. Songnian Zhou (Co-founder and CEO) and Martin Harris (Financial Services Market Director) discussed the evolution and future of Grid in Financial Services.

Dr. Zhou provided an overview of Grid adoption in FS, particularly related to the business cases served and ...

Mule: SOA or IRL?
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 04 Feb 09

There are a number of publications talking about the benefits of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and an equal number of papers and articles suggesting that the aims of a SOA are a little too theoretical. SOA cannot be implemented, they claim, so they suggest a few workarounds. This session will...

Patterns of and Solutions to Challenges of Offline and Batch Processing
Category: Architecture > Patterns      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Dave explored the boundary between what is classified as a batch and what is not and shows that it can be blurred for business or technical reasons.

Offline processing is a feature of almost all IT projects of any size. Often there is a natural business reason to group items for processin...

Reliable database/messaging transactions without 2PC
Category: Languages > Java      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Rob Purcell and Manoj Bajaj of UBS will give a talk on, reliable database/messaging transactions without 2PC

Agile Development with SOA
Category: Architecture > SOA      Posted: 04 Feb 09

Agile methods are often told to be the best way to implement a SOA within an organization. However, in real life scenarios there are a lot of diverging and conflicting forces in place. Alberto Brandolini will explain why a pragmatic no-nonsense approach is often the way to get the best from what you ...

SOA Governance Approach, Layers, Policy Examples
Category: Architecture > SOA      Posted: 04 Feb 09

This talk provides an introduction to the course that will be given by Michael on SOA Governance. The course is aimed to provide a vendor-independent view on SOA Governance based on OASIS SOA Reference Model and SOA Reference Architecture. The course prepares you to easily navigate governance structu...

Architectural implications of REST-ful design
Category: Architecture > Patterns      Posted: 04 Feb 09

The growing awareness of REST is putting the "Web" back into Web-Services. About time too, the Web is the most successful application ever. Why? Because it displays amazing economic properties. The cost of change is much smaller than the value added. It encourages solving problems by keeping it simpl...