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Philly ETE 2015 #50 – Jamie Allen, Erik Osheim, Brendan McAdams, Michael Pilquist, Brian Clapper – Typesafe Scala, Typelevel Scala: What’s Going On Anyway?

From the abstract: Last year, Miles Sabin wrote that “there is … a significant constituency at the core of the Scala community whose needs are not being fully met [by Typesafe’s focus on stability and Java 8 compatibility].” That statement summarizes the mission behind Typelevel.org, a project that currently consists of a fork of the … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #18 – Scaling out with Akka Actors – Joshua Suereth

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From the abstract: “Erlang has made popular the notation of asynchronous message passing as means of distribution and Scaling. While the idea of “actors” is fundamentally simple, how do we, the software engineers, make use of this abstraction to develop real life, scalable systems? This talk designs a scalable distributed search service using Akka and … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #17 – Scala’s Slick: A Library For Functional Database Access – Brendan McAdams

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From the abstract: “This talk presents Slick, Typesafe’s library for accessing databases. Similar in nature to .NET’s LINQ API, Slick is a successor to the popular ScalaQuery library. With Slick, database queries can be expressed using Scala code – which is composable and more convenient than Java APIs like JPA, and safer than string-based query … Read More

TechCast #75 – Interview with Rod Johnson Part 2 – Focus on Scala

Rod Johnson is well known for his work creating and leading SpringSource, and the Spring Framework. But did you know he recently started working with TypeSafe organization? He’s advising them on their board of directors, and he’s working on his own Scala hobby application. He has some views about the language, how to start using … Read More

TechCast #72 – Typesafe’s Jamie Allen on Scala present and future, Scalathon 2012 and training events

Regular listeners will recognize Jamie Allen’s voice from a number of podcast episodes at Chariot. He recently left us to join Typesafe, the sponsors of the Scala language, Akka, Play and other items that make up the Typesafe stack. We discuss a number of topics, including: Scala helps you write good code out of the … Read More

ETE 2010 #6 – Write once, run on any phone

ETE Session #6 is “Write Once, Run on Any Phone” A session with Chariot’s Aaron Mulder and Kevin Griffin. They discuss three popular mobile frameworks that allow developers to write the software one time and deploy it to each phone platform supported by the framework. Rhodes, Titanium and PhoneGap are featured. Slides for the presentation … Read More