Tag Archives: scala

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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Defensive object copies in java and how scala avoids it

In one word: immutability. But read on for the whole history =) In another, old post, I wrote about the usage a primitive long value instead of Date objects in attributes. This kind of thing is usually called defensive copy, … Continue reading

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akka microkernel with maven

And then I have to use the Akka Microkernel. Not that this is bad news. The bad news is that I have to do it with maven. The project I’m doing this for is already using maven, and has a … Continue reading

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TDC 2012 and Scala

From 4th to 8th July this year we will have the TDC conference in São Paulo. Although we are already very close to the event date, the call for papers is still open, so please submit something. Of special interested … Continue reading

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a small store application in scala, with play and akka

I’ve been promising some people that I would put a personal project I’m working on available on github. I wanted to have it done and usable before doing that, but since I always get delayed by something, I decided to … Continue reading

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Slides from my Akka presentation at Just Java 2012

I just uploaded the slides from the Akka presentation I did at Just Java 2012. You can find them here. The slides are in portuguese because the audience were brazilians, of course 😉 By the way, the conference was really … Continue reading

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Akka at Just Java 2012 in São Paulo

This weekend, 18th and 19th of May, will hold the Just Java 2012 conference down here in São Paulo, Brazil. If you are in the area, please drop by. This year, I’ll give a presentation about Akka 2.0 – mainly … Continue reading

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