Tag: Play Framework

Tackling a 1 Billion Member Social Network – Fast Search on a Large Graph

At Evojam we always seize opportunities for R&D. So when a former client asked us for cooperation on an existing project, which involved a 1 billion member social network, we jumped at the opportunity. We joined the team and did our best to fix bugs and solve data consistency, performance and reliability issues. Additionally, we […]

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Keep Your Library Simple: Scala API Design Case Study

We’ve been using Play Framework with Elasticsearch and elastic4s for a while. Getting it all to work together requires some boilerplate code, though. We decided to create a small library that would make things easier in future projects. We learned some lessons about building Scala libraries along the way.

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Open Source Async MongoDB driver for Scala & Play Framework (early version)

UPDATE: This driver is no longer developed. Our recent microbenchmarks show that the current versions of Java driver are no longer inferior in terms of speed. There is even an official Scala driver, which is really just a small facade built on top of the async Java driver. Rationale behind this decision can be found […]

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