We compare three of the most popular streaming libraries and see where Akka Streams, Kafka Streams and Spark Streaming are most useful.
FP fans talk about pure functional programming in Scala with type classes. They’re hard. Why do we really need them?
Akka HTTP is super easy to deploy to a web server. Learn how to use Heroku and deploy your first Akka HTTP service in minutes.
A Scala tutorial on Monads that makes no assumptions and starts from practical needs. We derive the monad patterns (“laws”) from scratch.
Scala is an amazingly expressive language, but even the most experienced devs aren’t aware of all the subtleties.
Yep, you can write your own interpolator that looks like it was built into the Scala language. Learn how.
Akka Typed is one of the best things that happened with the Akka API. We explore how good practices are baked into the API directly.
We discuss the tradeoffs between 3 different styles of writing parallel code, in terms of thread use (and other effects) in Scala and Akka.
Learn to read files in Scala like a boss and compare it to other styles in other languages. We write a simple API which looks almost as easy as Python’s read...
Maximize the call-by-name semantics in Scala and manipulate your results when you want them.