5 June 2014 / Rafał Pokrywka

Akka: hAkker garden event

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Yesterday Kraków Scala User Group with o bit of help from VirtusLab and Typesafe, inc. hosted Akka: hAkker garden. What a great event it was! A dozen of people sat together and took care of open issues in Akka that was intended for fixing by community contributors. At the end 3 pull requests has been created and another 2 […]

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17 July 2014 / Rafał Pokrywka

4 days packed with Advanced Scala & Akka

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Just within the next week, you will have the possibility to participate in an advanced training. For the 4 days of the training, the participants trained by Jerzy Müller and Heiko Seeberger will have the possibility of

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16 November 2016 / Krzysztof Borowski

AkkaPaint – simplicity and power of Akka

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Introduction   Once upon a time, there was complete chaos, where you could draw and instantly share anything like a boss. However, the days of Adobe Flash are long gone, so a new idea was born: make chaos great again! And this is how from chaos arose AkkaPaint The idea was pretty straightforward: create a drawing space which is: […]

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19 May 2015 / Jakub Kramarz

Intel Edison + Scala = BlinkOnboard

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For a long time programming embedded systems with limited hardware resources forced you to use native languages and run your firmware bare-metal. That effectively meant that being a Scala software house and doing embedded weren’t an easy job. Fortunately, more and more relatively high-performance platforms have been recently emerging. After playing for some time with Arduino™ ecosystem, we’ve […]

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22 April 2015 / Jakub Kramarz

ConductR: Typesafe’s move in lightweight containers and age of distributed clusters

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During my career as an administrator I’ve tried multiple well-known and developed a few home-grown ways of dealing with applications created in micro-services architecture. Every time I fell into pitfalls of these approaches: the problem of maintaining them in reactive way. ConductR is a Typesafe’s response to this problem, addressing full life cycle of an application in a way convenient […]

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