The gang at Takipi is always doing something interesting––most recently, they described on their blog how to use Play Framework, Scala and Slack to serve their human needs for food and drink by automating their lunch order. Automate all the things! Slack slash commands to the rescue Every day at noon, lunch orders are launched. […]

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By James Ward I’ve been building enterprise Java web apps since servlets were created. In that time the Java ecosystem has changed a lot but sadly many enterprise Java developers are stuck in some very painful and inefficient ways of doing things. In my travels I continue to see Java The Sucky Parts – but […]

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Scala Developer Advocate Kevin Webber talks about his experiences reimplementing the Walmart site with the full Typesafe platform, what brought him to the language, and how life has got easier for core Scala contributor with the launch of Java 8.

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