twitter4s

twitter4s: A Scala client for the Twitter API

A few months ago, I started looking into the Twitter API and I have developed twitter4s, an asynchronous non-blocking Twitter client in Scala. In this article, we will introduce twitter4s providing examples of how to download tweets from a user timeline and how to perform some simple data analysis. The code shown in this tutorial… Continue reading twitter4s: A Scala client for the Twitter API

REST · Spray · Tutorial

How to build a Scala REST CRUD application with Spray

In previous articles we have described how to build a REST Api with Spray and how to (de)serialize case classes with json4s. However, in order to keep things simple, we didn't always do things as suggested by spray.io. In this article we will redeem ourselves and we will describe how to build a REST CRUD… Continue reading How to build a Scala REST CRUD application with Spray

Scala

Performance Comparison between immutable Seq, List, Vector

I have recently attended the Advanced Scala Training Course by TypeSafe during the Scala Days Conference in Amsterdam. During the course we discussed a lot on how to write cleaner and more performant Scala code: one of the parameters that can greatly influence your performance is the type of collections used. Which type of collection… Continue reading Performance Comparison between immutable Seq, List, Vector