Tag Archives: scala

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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What about the Scala community?

Here in Brazil, the scala community is still at its early stages. We are few, but we exist. And more people are always learning about the language, and some of them join the community. A friend and I even created … Continue reading

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Scala Exchange 2012

And so I decided. I will be attending Scala Exchange, at Skills Matter, in London, November 19th-20th. I was looking for a good excuse to travel to London for a while, and this conference seems to be it. A good … Continue reading

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