When considering web application development with Scala you probably think about the Play! framework. It’s a great tool for creating fully fledged enterprise grade applications, but creating something big isn’t always necessary. Sometimes you need something easy that allows for fast time-to-market. I stumbled into this problem some time ago when doing prototyping and Skinny saved me a lot of work.

This post is a quick introduction to the framework, hopefully helping you with getting started. As an example I’ll show you how to put together an app that gathers poll results. Read more


I have been working and evaluating popular JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, Polymer, Ember and also emerging WebComponents for quite some time. In this blog post I will show advantages of React way of building scalable and well performing web applications with taste of functional programming.

In this tutorial we will introduce basics of ClojureScript as well and show how React plays nicely with ClojureScript through one of its wrappers called Reagent. Working app is included as well. Read more