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  • From Groovy to Java 8

    by Dan Woods on  Jul 11, 2013 5

    From new syntax for functional programming styles, to lambdas, collection streaming, and method references as first class citizens, Groovy developers will have an edge when writing Java code in the future. This article will focus on the commonalities between Groovy and Java 8, and will demonstrate how familiar Groovy concepts translate to Java 8.

  • Creating Resilient Software with Akka

    by Roland Kuhn on  Jun 06, 2013 4

    Akka Tech Lead Dr. Roland Kuhn offers a behind the scenes look at Akka, showing what the driving forces behind the development of its guiding principles are.

  • Project Lambda from the Inside. An Interview with Brian Goetz

    by Victor Grazi on  May 27, 2013 6

    JSR-335: Project Lambda has been called the "defining" project in Java 8. InfoQ spoke to Oracle's Brian Goetz, JSR 335 spec lead about his observations on Project Lambda from the inside.

There is a Cowboy in my Domain! - Implementing Domain Driven Design Review and Interview

Posted by Harry Brumleve on  May 14, 2013

Implementing Domain Driven Design, has brought clarity to an important but little understood area of software design. As a measure of Software Design literature, Vaughn's work is educational and fun.

Fn.py: Enjoy Functional Programming in Python

Posted by Alexey Kachayev on  Feb 25, 2013

Despite the fact that Python is not a pure-functional programming language, it's multi-paradigm and it gives you enough freedom to take advantage of the functional programming approach.

Introduction to Interface-Driven Development Using Swagger and Scalatra

Posted by Dave Hrycyszyn on  Nov 06, 2012

Scalatra is a lightweight but full-featured MVC framework with a lively community and having started as a port of Sinatra it has gained capabilities such as an Atmosphere integration and Akka support. 2

Java 8 vs Scala: a Feature Comparison

Posted by Urs Peter and Sander van den Berg on  Jun 29, 2012

A look at some of Java 8’s new features, using both Java’s proposed syntax and Scala. We cover lambda expressions, higher-order functions, parallel collections and virtual extension methods 27

Benchmarking JVM Concurrency Options for Java, Scala and Akka

Posted by Michael Slinn on  Apr 26, 2012

Michael Slinn examines how to benchmark JVM concurrency options for JVM-based langauges including Java and Scala. 2

Scala or Java? Exploring myths and facts

Posted by Julio Faerman on  Mar 29, 2012

Scala is better than Java? The complexity is excessive or necessary? Understand the discussion about the language and Its environment. 22

Martin Odersky on Typesafe Stack and the Future of Scala

Posted by Michael Floyd on  Mar 12, 2012

In this Q&A Martin Odersky draws the comparisons between F# and Scala, discusses the future of Scala, and addresses once and for all the question of breaking binary compatibility. 2

Node.js in Action: Interview and Book Excerpt

Posted by Dio Synodinos on  Oct 11, 2011

Node.js in Action by Mike Cantelon and TJ Holowaychuk, is a book that tries to introduce the platform to web developers coming to Node from established technologies such as Ruby on Rails and PHP. 1

David Pollak and Dick Wall Discuss Barriers to Scala Adoption

Posted by Rick Hightower on  Oct 04, 2011

InfoQ catches up with David Pollak and Dick Wall to comment on brouhaha stirring "Yes, Virginia, Scala is hard" post, as well as the future of Scala (opinions on Groovy, Ceylon, Java Lambda, and more) 21

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