There are times when you need to assemble a bunch of work, or gather a bunch of state before moving things on to "the next stage". Since things can fail, you might need to restart or give up. How do you handle the information that's not-yet-complete? Throw Actors away!
Ah, the life of an AWS DevOps employee is a pain in the ass... but Lambda just made it a whole lot more awesome.
Scala's `ExecutionContext` is a much more powerful abstraction than you might think. This post covers how to use it to ensure sequential execution of work without muddying up your code whatsoever.
Want to add some Scala icon bling to everything on your Mac? Here's how you do it.
Spray's Json parser vs. Argonaut's vs. Play's in a head-to-head battle to the death.