Spaghetti and Hammers

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  • March 26, 2016

    Saving JSON to Scala model - Part 2

    Following up my previous post on mapping json objects to Scala models, it is time to present some more advanced use cases.In the past weeks I have found myself in cases where a little more ‘magic’ was needed: Read dates from the json (org.joda.Da...

  • March 08, 2016

    Git Status Notifier

    Git has become one of the most essential tools for every developer. While most developers trust in GitHub to host their git repositories, Bitbucket, and more recently Gitlab, have become worthy alternatives.When users rely so much on those service...

  • February 13, 2016

    Git Pro - Book review

    Git is a VCS that has become widely used, both in open source and private projects.Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.As a deve...

  • January 05, 2016

    Saving JSON responses to your model in Scala

    If you deal with external APIs (like Twitter, Facebook, Intercom, Github, and many others) on a regular basis there’s a big chance that you have already dealt with JSON answers before.JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data-interch...

  • December 18, 2015

    Open Source Development: a few guidelines

    This post was originally published on Codacy blog by me:I believe the Open Source movement is the biggest breakthrough in software development. Open Source has allowed many projects to increase the number of contributors (and contributions) to unr...

  • November 09, 2015

    Play framework, Slick and MySQL Tutorial

    Edit: You may want to have a look at the updated example using Play 2.7 instead of Play 2.4 at Play Framework and Slick example updatedTypical nowadays applications need to store some persistent data frequently. And when we talk about persistent...