Relevance and importance of being Polyglot and Functional Programming on the JVM. Why the industry is looking for other options apart from Java in particular implementations. Small history of functional programming. Advantages of functional programming and the new flavors of those for the JVM. Utilization of Multi-Core with the very nature of built in concurrency support in the languages.
This session looks at the evolution of Actors Model as an alternative to shared memory model based concurrency to cater the business needs of our times. It will cover the fundamentals of Actors based programming and how we can make the best use with the help of Akka, a massively scalable Actor based framework with Api for both Java and Scala.
Improve your testing efficiency using Selenium Webdriver, with a practical demo of Cross browser testing using Selenium Grid and webdriver. Session Outline…
Play! is a rails inspired MVC framework for Java and Scala. It focuses on developer productivity, scalability and type safety. We have been using Play! 2.0 (Java version) for past 4 months to build a public facing multilingual insurance website. This talk is targeted for Java developers who plan to investigate / adopt Play for their next projects. We will discuss why we chose Play, what challenges we faced during implementation and which aspects of Play! made us, the developers, happy and productive.
Imperative style of programming is more suited for stand-alone applications running on single core hardware. With Cloud Computing, SAAS, Agile rife in software industry complimented with multi core processors, it is inevitable that software programmers adopt a new style of programming that is more suited to the modern ecosystem. Hence a modern approach to software development is the need of hour.