Scala to JavaScript - Part I

Sebastian Nozzi 2013-09-26

  • Motivation
  • Pros/Cons of Scala.js vs JScala
  • JScala hands-on (jQuery / AngularJS)

Scala Scala.js JScala JavaScript

Play à la Rails (ActiveRecord, Cucumber, ...)

Sebastian Nozzi 2013-08-26

My attempts to make my experience developing Play 2 web-applications (in Scala) more Rails-like.

I show 3 frameworks employed that draw nearer to the Ruby/Rails spirit than Play's default offerings

Scala Play

Concurrency on the JVM

Bernhard Huemer 2013-07-23

  • Common pitfalls and problems with Threads, JVM concurrency and background about the Java Memory Model, how locking works, etc.
  • Going from a threading model based (directly) on ThreadPools to one based on Akka by addressing contention issues along the way (or "why don't I just use thread pools?")
  • talk I forgot to mention, if you're interested in JVM concurrency, watch out for anything that Heinz Kabutz posts! :) For example,

JVM Concurrency

Dependency injection in Scala

Michal Bigos 2013-07-23

  • Covered DI frameworks from Java (Spring, Guice)
  • Some of Scala grown (Subcut)
  • And of course "Cake" in its whole glory

Scala Dependency Injection