Greetings from Melbourne! This week, I attended YOW! 2011, a conference for Australian developers featuring talks on web development, infrastructure and coding practices.
According to the YOW! conference organizers, approximately 500 people registered for this event. This wasn’t a surprise to me; Melbourne has a fantastic developer community and has always supported events such as these. Mitch Denny and I were witness to this when we co-founded the Melbourne .NET User Group back-in-the-day.
After Kasper’s presentation, it felt like my brain had been through the spin cycle of a washing machine. This is a good thing. Many presentations today are way too shallow. I always prefer to “go deep” on something, struggle along the way, and then reformulate afterward.
Anyway, I found a video up on Vimeo of a talk Kasper gave about the V8 engine: