GOTO is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 90 top speaker and 1300 attendees. The conference cover topics such as .Net, Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture and Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes

Tim Bray, Father of XML - Uncle of Search Engines

Tim Bray

Biography: Tim Bray

Tim Bray has founded two companies (one now Canada’s largest software company), helped invent XML, served as Director of Web Technologies at Sun and Developer Advocate at Google, written over a million words on his blog, is known as @timbray and, and over the last decade has worried heavily about REST, functional programming, the Android platform, and most recently Identity technology and policy.

Presentation: Does the Browser have a Future?

Time: Monday 09:00 - 09:50 / Location: Store Sal

The proportion of traffic going to mobile devices continues to increase inexorably. The time has come to ask: Will that increase ever stop? Are there application areas that are safe from being overrun by native mobile apps, or is the browser a dead end in 2014? And finally: Should we even care? Does the browser have any advantages that actually matter?

Presentation: Privacy and Security, Policy and Technology

Track: Leading & Bleeding Edge - Day 1 / Time: Monday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Auditorium, AROS

Suddenly, in the era of Snowden, privacy and security are at the top of the agenda; anyone who deploys an app without worrying about this stuff is asking for trouble.   This talk quickly surveys the policy issues (including the costs and economics), then focuses on the current state of the art; the technology is moving quickly, but some of the best tools are old ones.  It is becoming possible to offer a high degree of privacy at reasonable cost and effort, without your users needing to know anything about the details of authentication or cryptography.  There are particularly interesting developments in the open-source software domain.