Infogram was born in the newsroom. It's founders wanted to create a tool that average journalists could use to assemble infographics.
In this talk for NE Scala, Neville presents how Scala Macros can be used to improve data pipeline code levering Parquet, Avro, Scalding and Spark.
Marconi Lanna explains how to define and use F-bounded types in Scala, enlisting the compiler to enforce advanced trait semantics, while greatly reducing and simplifying unit tests.
Owein Reese wants you to be more comfortable with dependent types / path-dependent types, to understand them in more detail, and to spark ideas that generally help us gain insights into our every day code.
As companies strive to deliver software faster, “classic” software testing needs to be modernized. Melvin Laguren goes into some of these testing strategies in further detail.
Typically, when implementing numeric algorithms, common wisdom suggest that between speed, correctness, or simplicity, you can choose only 2. But, is it possible to have all 3?
With product design, there comes a whole new range of challenges that differ from those of web and graphic design. Jina Bolton demonstrates how her team addresses contemporary design challenges.
While we continue to argue back and forth on whether or not Mainframe is dead, there's no denying that there are some fantastic career opportunities when it comes to COBOL and Mainframe development. Don't believe me? Do a search on Indeed.com and see how many listings pop up. The talent shortage coming from the wake of aging developers exiting the workforce is a growing problem for Enterprise organizations. If you're considering a career in development or want to move into a different area in your organization, there are a few industries that place a high value on mainframe programming.
Understanding type inference can be tricky... even for experts in Scala. Jon Pretty does his best to clear up some of the confusion and questions.
Let's understand the basics of how Hadoop, and HDFS, works with the help of one our favorite childhood toys.
Where are the intersections of emotion and technology, specifically in the ways that humans engage with hardware, and in the context of this era that we've agreed to called the Internet of Things?
Learning a new programming skill can sometimes feel a lot like running a mental marathon. Experienced instructors who are enthusiastic and engaging make this process a bit less painful. When looking for instructors for your training program, keep in mind that knowledge of the topic or skill is not the only thing that a trainer needs.
Karolina takes a step back, looking at the very roots, the fundamentals, of where an idea like sharing software with one another comes from, in her keynote from Forward 2.
Dick Wall is on a mission to make positive changes to the Scala language. This talk outlines his ideas on how to make contributing easier, more fun, and a generally better experience
A comparison of the approaches to functional error handling taken by Scalaz and Scalactic.
Service-oriented architecture looks good in theory, as boxes and lines on a whiteboard, but how does it work in practice?
A talk on Akka HTTP, which according to Mathias Doenitz, "takes reactive high-performance web interactions to the next level."
NE Scala comes to Boston, 13 incredible talks came out.
An intro to the realtime web, an explanation of Xmpp, and a demo of an instant messaging tool that works with Xmpp and was also built on Ember.js.
Pattern matching in Scala is a killer feature. Those of you coming from a Java background might find this particularly interesting, because even with Java 8...