The Akka Social Stream library can be used to aggregate a stream of status updates from multiple social media sources. This article introduces the idea behind the library and explains how to use it in your own project.
If you ever have been asked to query a database as Scala developer you most probably already heard of Slick. Today I'd like to share some of my best practices I learned during the last year working with Slick with five do's and don'ts.
In the previous post Cooking with Akka, we modeled a bar's breakfast service with the help of the Akka toolkit. Now we want to introduce the concept of elasticity from the Reactive Manifesto. For this task we will continue with our analogy.
After the wonderful Cooking with Monads blog article from Andreas Hartmann and in connection with the Reactive Manifesto, we are going to dig a bit deeper into the subject of reactive applications with a simple demo.
As a programmer endeavouring to discover the world of functional programming, you will sooner or later be confronted with the concept of monads. Monads are an incredibly useful construct for dealing with a multitude of software design challenges.
Akka Streams are designed for processing large sets of continous data elements and therefore a natural fit for log processing. In this tutorial we show how to implement a tool for complex log processing tasks.
The shapeless library serves as an excellent foundation for building generic, reusable components. We demonstrate using the types HList and Generic to parse strings into case classes.