In this article you will learn how to get started building web applications with Play 2, Scala, Squeryl, JSON, CoffeeScript, and jQuery. You will also learn how to test the application with ScalaTest and then deploy the application on the cloud with Heroku.
Unsure about when to adopt a new technology? Do you think your old technology is "safer"? Maybe ... or perhaps sticking with it offers risks of its own. This article discusses some of the benefits of adopting Scala rather than staying with Java.
This article offers an introduction to FlexMonkey for testing Flex and AIR applications. In addition to discussing how FlexMonkey works, it touches on how automated functional testing can be used for “developer testing” when unit testing reaches its limits.
With a demo app from his book, Flex 4 Fun, Chet Haase shows how to use state transitions with the new Spark component architecture in Flex 4 to create dynamic component skins for better user experiences.
In this installment of a series of articles on the latest Scala release, Scala 2.8, Martin Odersky and Lex Spoon explain how the collections library was redesigned in 2.8, and how to extend the library with new collection types.