This past Tuesday I had the pleasure of attending the Scala by the Schuylkill conference at Comcast headquarters in downtown Philadelphia. Initially begun as an internal Scala conference, the organizers opened the conference this year to external folks interested in Scala. I learned a lot from this event, gaining perspective on trends in the Scala community and sparking curiosity in several interesting applications of the Scala language.
Some recent trends have contributed to the popularity of microservices architectures. This article defines microservices and discusses how they can help tame complexity and improve developer productivity while at the same time providing simplicity and scalability.