Entries by Mariusz Nosiński

Using Akka HTTP with Sangria as GraphQL backend

Really quick introduction to GraphQL What is GraphQL? Many people think that GraphQL is ‘something’ related to Graph Databases, in my opinion they’re wrong. GraphQL is to Graph DB like Javascript to Java. Are based on similar concepts, but are used for completely different things. GraphQL is a query language for API’s. Some people name it successor […]

ConductR – One tool to rule them all

Part of the success of modern application is targeting it globally – all over the world. It isn’t possible to run such application on a single machine, even with most powerful hardware. Definitions like Distributed computing or Reactive applications were born in the process of IT globalization. Nowadays, applications run on multiple virtual machines distributed over multiple physical machines […]

Dynamic member lookup in Scala

A lot of dynamic typed languages has function that catch all messages the target object doesn’t have. It gives these languages a lot of power to write DSL. Scala 2.9 introduced an experimental option that enables this sort of dynamic handling of accesses to types in ways that would otherwise fail static type checking. It […]