Multilingual software guy, best known for his work on SBJson. At NET-A-PORTER he got the opportunity to learn Scala and Akka while working on several different projects including The Netbook backend.
Talks I've Given
Overcoming U-turns and Dead Ends: Lessons of using Scala, Akka & Spray on Heroku
Featuring Stig Brautaset and Sam Dean
At the start of the year we set out to create The Netbook, a fashion-based social network, from scratch. These are some lessons we learnt building its REST API backend using Scala, Akka and Spray; and deploying on Heroku.scala akka spray postgresql mongodb redis rest heroku scalax