Common gotchas, how to measure and improve performances when the database is the bottleneck.
Tech lead at carwow, Ken is passionate about full stack performance optimisations. carwow had some interesting challenges since they had their first tv campaign and it was a great opportunity to learn from them. In the past he worked with several programming languages C++, Scala, C#, Java and others. He is currently learning about browser optimisation and looking into elixir.
Rust! It's the latest flavour of the month. Find out about this friendly low-level language, why rockstar Rubyists like Yehuda Katz and Steve Klabnik like it, and how to embed it in your Ruby code to get a bigger speed boost than those shiny stars in Mariokart.
A reflection on some recent tweets about declarative programming by Sarah Mei, and a look at the broader idea of the relationship between mathematics and computing.
A computer programmer by day, by night I am transformed into…someone who programmes computers. Sometimes I take a break from all of this computer programming to think about how programming really works, or what computation really is. I once met a giant weetabix. My life is pretty rad.