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Last year we started building our web/mobile startup journi (called miavia back then), and I considered 3 different backend languages before finally settling on Scala: PHP. I didn’t want to continue working with a language that had grown into a … Continue reading
It is quite extraordinary what is possible nowadays with a group of interested developers and powerful tools such as Scala and Akka. Three months ago we had our first Akka Workshop here at the Vienna Scala User Group (VSUG), in … Continue reading
The new Slick 2.0 database library comes with a simple code generator that generates Scala code for all your tables so you can quickly start coding against your database. It takes into consideration not only the tables and columns, but also primary … Continue reading
Here are 3 learnings from last weeks Akka coding session, in which all participants connected their Actors in order to participate in a Prisoner’s Dilemma competition. 1. Prepare Your Networking Infrastructure for Akka Akka needs TCP connections in order to … Continue reading