Tag Archives: scala

MapCustomizer.com Launches

I have been meaning to overhaul my site that allows you to plot multiple points on Google maps for a long time now, and I am happy to announce that MapCustomizer.com is the result! There are a number of new features that people have been asking for, including: It should continue to work, even if […]
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sbt-git-stamp released

I finally published a simple sbt plugin: sbt-git-stamp, which I had written long ago, and every now and then, someone would find the code and ask about it. This is a little project I created in 20% time at work, and it enables you to include some basic information about the state of the Git […]
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Injecting connection information into Typesafe Slick at the last possible point

Often when designing a database-driven application, you will want flexibility as to which database you want to connect to. You will certainly want different databases for production, test, and development environments. You might even want different database engines for different environments. For example, you might use an H2 database in your local development environment, and Postgres […]
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FIBS: Functional interface for Interactive Brokers for Scala

Announcing a small side project I have been hacking on: a Scala wrapper library for the Interactive Brokers TWS API.  The TWS API uses a message-passing design, where you pass a message asking for a quote, for instance, and then you get a series of messages back, making up that quote.  It is up to […]
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Accessing Erased Type Parameter Information in Scala

One of the things holding scala back from being a more robust language is the fact that it runs on the JVM. (On the other hand, this is also one of its strengths–you can easily interoperate with existing Java code and libraries, as well as any other code that runs ont he JVM, like Groovy […]
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