Hold onto your hats Scala people – Typesafe is no more. Not because it’s been crushed in a horrific Unicorn stampede or anything like that – there’s just been a name change and rebrand. As of today, the people who brought you Akka and the Play framework now go as ‘Lightbend’. Why ‘Lightbend’? Before you […]

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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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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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