Scala Days 2015 Amsterdam

Two weeks ago I visited Scala Days 2015, in Amsterdam. The conference was great, with a lot of high level content. Sessions I visited. I’ve attempted to order them by…

Functional programming in Scala

I’ve completed the Coursera course¬†Functional Programming Principles in Scala, with a Verified certificate! Going through the course was a nice experience. It felt a-lot like the university years, including even…

Going to do functional programming

I’ve learned about functional programming during my university years, with Haskell as primary language. I considered functional programming as quite elegant, but also impractical. I felt I could get practical…

Scala to extract XML from SOAPUI-project file

I’ve created a small scala-script to extract messages from SOAPUI. Writing this was surprisingly easy, and certainly faster and more pleasant then processing the SOAPUI manually.

Scala and Java

When you say Ruby, you say Rails. When you say Groovy, you say unit-tests, scripting and integration. Well that might be over-acted, but that’s what most people make of it.…

Internal DSLs in Scala

The language Ruby is very extendible, making the language very suitable for designing internal DSL’s – custom languages for domain, or single purpose as you could call it. Togetter with…

Scala and Twitter update

Recently wrote about a presentation on the interesest in Scala of tech-lead at Twitter. On another site a Twitter developer wrote half a year ago that several people at his…

Scala and twitter

By stumbled on a presentation by API lead of Twitter on Scala. For a moment I hoped Twitter was developed, but the language used at Twitter is Ruby. The speaker…