Tag Archives: scala

Play Framework Evolutions with Slick 2.0 Code Generator

The new Slick 2.0 database library comes with a simple code generator that generates Scala code for all your tables so you can quickly start coding against your database. It takes into consideration not only the tables and columns, but also primary … Continue reading

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3 Things Learned from using Akka in a Coding Workshop

Here are 3 learnings from last weeks Akka coding session, in which all participants connected their Actors in order to participate in a Prisoner’s Dilemma competition.

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Scala coding competition: Akka and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

More than 20 people with no prior Akka experience, 10 minutes preparation talk, one idea: getting everyone to write Actors participating in a realtime competition to beat others in the game of Prisoner’s Dilemma. Sounds challenging? Yes, it is. Did … Continue reading

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Using Play Framework 2 in production

Even though Play Framework 2 is a young framework, we found it to be quite stable for production use. Still, here are some points you may want to consider when working on a serious web project using Play 2.2. This … Continue reading

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Play Framework 2 in production: HTTPS using nginx

If you provide some sort of user login on your page, you’ll probably want to use HTTPS/SSL. Play Framework 2 supports secure connections using the recommended setup with a reverse proxy such as nginx. This means your application server will … Continue reading

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Hello there!

Welcome to my personal weblog about life at miavia, the airbnb of handcrafted travel guides - I’m Chris, co-founder and technical lead. This blog will be about the daily tech challenges we face as a startup. We decided to be quite open … Continue reading

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