Does React function as well in complex interactive front-end projects as it does in simple interactive websites? In this article, Yang Bo introduces several problems encountered when using React in large projects and why he decided to develop a new framework to compete.
Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model shows how this model can simplify enterprise software development. After an introduction to the basics of the actor model and tutorials on Scala and Akka the rest of the book is a patterns catalogue describing most of the patterns in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns from an actor model perspective.
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 11
First in a series of articles on Scala in large-scale environments, Dave Hrycyszyn speaks to McLaren Applied Technologies' Andrew Jayne about building a custom high-performance data store in Scala. 2
Paul Chiusano and Rúnar Bjarnason's Functional Programming in Scala "is not a book about Scala," say the authors, rather it is a principled introduction to functional programming that relies on Scala.
Scala 2.12 will require a Java 8 or above JVM to run. This release, scheduled for release in early 2016, will not run on any JVM before version 8.
Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date.
InfoQ talked to three Reactive experts – Viktor Klang (Akka), Timothy Baldridge (Core.Async), Jafar Husain (RxJava) – to find out how their libraries and frameworks help you write better applications. 1
ActiveJPA is a Java implementation of Martin Fowler’s Active Record over JPA and provides abstractions to simplify data access. In this article the primary committer illustrates ActiveJPA usage 7
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. 4
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