Reactive apps are all the rage lately. The Reactive Manifesto now has over 2000 signatures and all of my recent presentations about Reactive have been packed. I’ve just recorded a screencast that explains the async and non-blocking aspect of Reactive. This screencast walks through how to do Reactive Requests and Reactive Composition with the Typesafe [...]
Category Archives: Scala
It is becoming pretty clear that Reactive is the next big thing in software. But there aren’t very many resources yet about how to actually build a Reactive application. Recently I hosted a webinar about “Building Reactive Apps with the Typesafe Platform” where I tried to explain Reactive in a tangible way using the Reactive [...]
This summer Bruce Eckel will be hosting the Scala Summit in Crested Butte on August 19 – 21. I’ve been to many of Bruce’s events and they are my favorites. The hallway conversations at regular conferences are always the best and most educational part, so why not have a conference that is just the interactive [...]
Tonight I will be doing a question and answer session at the Seattle Scala User Group. So bring your Scala, Akka, and Play Framework questions! Hope to see you there.
Tomorrow (February 5, 2013) I will be presenting about Modern Web Apps With Scala and Play at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco. Here is the session description: The web application architecture is rapidly evolving to accommodate mobile, more interactive experiences, integrated real-time, and service composition. This session will teach you how to build modern web applications [...]
JavaZone 2012 was an awesome conference (as usual)! The video of my presentation about Running Java, Play! and Scala in the Cloud is now available. Check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks!
My friend Ryan Knight and I co-authored an article which has just been published on Artima: Getting Started with Play 2, Scala, and Squeryl. This article will help you get started building a Play 2 application from scratch that uses Scala and Squeryl for ORM. The article also covers how use ScalaTest, JSON, jQuery, CoffeeScript, [...]
This week I will be presenting about Running Java, Scala, and Play apps on Heroku at the Houston JUG and at No Fluff Just Stuff in Reston, VA: Houston JUG – Wednesday April 25 at 6:30pmRunning Java and Play! Apps on the Cloud NFJS – Reston, VA – Saturday April 28 at 3:15pmRunning Java and [...]
Play Framework 2 RC2 has been released and it is quickly becoming a mature and productive way to build modern web apps. Lets walk through building a quick app with Play 2, Scala, Anorm, JSON, CoffeeScript, and jQuery. Once the app works locally we will deploy it on the cloud with Heroku. (Note: This is [...]