Play à la Rails (ActiveRecord, Cucumber, ...)

Sebastian Nozzi 2013-08-26

My attempts to make my experience developing Play 2 web-applications (in Scala) more Rails-like.

I show 3 frameworks employed that draw nearer to the Ruby/Rails spirit than Play's default offerings

Scala Play Framework

Concurrency on the JVM

Bernhard Huemer 2013-07-23

  • Common pitfalls and problems with Threads, JVM concurrency and background about the Java Memory Model, how locking works, etc.
  • Going from a threading model based (directly) on ThreadPools to one based on Akka by addressing contention issues along the way (or "why don't I just use thread pools?")
  • talk I forgot to mention, if you're interested in JVM concurrency, watch out for anything that Heinz Kabutz posts! :) For example,

JVM Concurrency

Dependency injection in Scala

Michal Bigos 2013-07-23

  • Covered DI frameworks from Java (Spring, Guice)
  • Some of Scala grown (Subcut)
  • And of course "Cake" in its whole glory

Scala Dependency Injection

Using Scala & Play Framework in Production

Christian Papauschek 2013-06-20

  • Database Access via Slick
  • Integration with other Web Services (Amazon S3, etc.)
  • Refactoring & Action Composition

Scala Play Framework Slick

Scala Taxonomy explained for Java programmers

Radim Pavlicek 2013-06-20

  • OO Features
  • Pattern Matching
  • Functional programming

Scala Language