Category Archives: Scala

Video: Running Java, Play! and Scala in the Cloud

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!

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Getting Started with Play 2, Scala, and Squeryl

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, [...]

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Heroku for Java, Scala & Play at the Houston JUG and NFJS Virginia

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 [...]

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Tutorial: Play Framework 2 with Scala, Anorm, JSON, CoffeeScript, jQuery & Heroku

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 [...]

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Heroku Java UG Tour: Seattle, Gainesville, and Orlando

My Java User Group Tour continues this week in Seattle, Gainesville, and Orlando. I’ll be presenting about how to run Java, Play Framework, and Scala apps on the Cloud. Check out the JUG sites for details: Tuesday February 21 in Seattle Wednesday February 22 at the Gator JUG Thursday February 23 in Orlando Hope to [...]

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Video: Java, Play Framework & Scala Apps on Heroku

If you haven’t been able to make it to one of my Java User Group talks about Heroku but you want to see the presentation, then you are in luck! The Portland JUG recorded my talk on Running Java, Play Framework, and Scala Apps on the Cloud with Heroku. Check it out and let me [...]

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Next Gen Web Apps with Scala, BlueEyes, and MongoDB

Web application architecture is in the midst of a big paradigm shift. Since the inception of the web we’ve been treating the browser like a thin client. Apps just dump markup to the browser which is then rendered. Every interaction requires a request back to the server which then returns more logic-less markup to the [...]

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Java on Heroku at CinJUG, Detroit JUG, and MongoDB Boulder

Over the next few days I’ll be presenting about Java, Play Framework, and Scala on Heroku at a couple Java User Groups and a MongoDB conference: Cincinnati JUG on January 26th Detroit JUG on January 31st MongoDB Boulder on Febuary 1st Hope to see you there!

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Java, Play! & Scala on Heroku – This Week in San Diego, Mountain View, and Albany

This week I’ll presenting at three Java User Groups about Running Java, Play! and Scala Apps on the Cloud: San Diego Java User’s Group on Tuesday, January 17th Silicon Valley Web JUG on Wednesday, January 18th The Capital District Java Developers Network on Thursday January 19th Hope to see you there!

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