Category Archives: scala

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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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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NetBeans and Scala Screencasts

Last week I started recording screencasts. It’s a new experience, and I’m enjoying it. For now, its only in portuguese, but if you are english speaking and would like to watch them, I’ll consider recording in english as well. Just … Continue reading

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Lojinha (small store) is in production!

Hi! In this (a bit old) post, I mentioned an application I’m developing, called Lojinha – which stands for “small store” in portuguese. This development has two goals: exercise and explore some technologies I’m studying and using, and to sell … Continue reading

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How to write a desktop / standalone application in Scala?

An student asked this question to me a while ago, and I figured it might be valid for other people starting with Scala as well. So I’ll try to give general directions in this post. The idea is not to … Continue reading

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A little bit about Scala eXchange 2012

Last week I went to Scala eXchange 2012, in London. The conference was great, and I’ll have more to say about it later, perhaps through other means different than here. Not sure yet. I’ll also talk about the event in … Continue reading

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