Author Archives: Paulo "JCranky" Siqueira

Scalar Conf 2017 – A quick visit to Warsaw

And so I got a last minute opportunity to attend Scalar Conf 2017. It was the first time I attended to this event, and also the first time I went to Warsaw – which is where the event took place. … Continue reading

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Six things I learned at Scala eXchange 2016

In December 2016 I attended Scala eXchange 2016 – a traditional and quite interesting Scala conference that occurs every year in London, UK. I had the opportunity to attend it for the 4th time, and like every previous one, it … Continue reading

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A Scala Book… in Portuguese

It took me a while. A very long while, actually, but it is finally out: I have written a Scala book! The only gotcha here is that it is in Portuguese. And as far as I know (I might be … Continue reading

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Implicit conversions in Specs2 gone mad

Hidiho! In this resurrection post I want to talk a little bit about a problem we faced recently at CarJump (how I ended up there is an story for another post) with Specs2 and Mockito. Actually, the issue I want … Continue reading

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What is the Best forum software out there?

And I’m back! It has been a long while since I last blogged, so lets get going right away! What is the best forum software available out there? Not the best question to start with, so the best answer it … Continue reading

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An Amazon S3 Script, a Video and a question

Hi guys and gals! It’s been a long time since I last posted something. I’ll talk a bit about the reasons behind it in the end of this post, but first the main course: the S3 Script. I had to … Continue reading

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Akka Essentials Book Review

Recently I had the opportunity to read the Akka Essentials book. This post is a brief review of this publication. Hope you enjoy. The only good thing about this book is that it is short. Ok, that’s an exaggeration, but … Continue reading

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