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ScalaGeek – Online assessment made easy

Reading Time: 3 minutes ScalaGeek in its newest version aims to cover the complete cycle of notifying the candidates, conducting the test and evaluating the performance of candidates. Organizer/Recruiter get his own dashboard which gives access to the evaluation screen of each tests. Recruiter can easily filter out the best performing candidate using easy-to-use sorting/searching menu. Here are given the screen-shots to make the new functionality familliar: First, access Continue Reading

Configure turn server for WebRTC on Amazon EC2

Reading Time: 2 minutes As we all know, WebRTC is used for video communication. In video communication, data packets are transferred from one place to another place, therefore a user is able to see other user’s streaming. But sometimes, when there are some network securities like firewall, then data packet does not transfer and we do not get proper streaming of another user i.e. we get black screen as Continue Reading

QuickKnol: Lift Json, ShortTypeHints and Scala Traits

Reading Time: 2 minutes We use the awesome Lift Json library in quite a few our projects. It allows for easy customization and is handy for writing and parsing JSON strings. One of the situations which could possibly push you against the wall is when you have classes extending traits. Let us look at this quick example trait Reducer case class SentimentReducer(name:String, coefficientLevel:Double) extends Reducer case class EmotionReducer(name:String, coefficientLevel:Double) Continue Reading

Configure SSL on jetty server to run it with https

Reading Time: 2 minutes We can run our application with http as well as with https. We use https for secure communication over the computer network. Technically, https is not a protocol in and of itself; rather, it is the result of simply layering the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) on top of the SSL/TLS protocol, thus adding the security capabilities of SSL/TLS to standard HTTP communications. In this blog, Continue Reading

Running standalone Scala job on Amazon EC2 Spark cluster

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this blog, I would explain how to run a standalone Scala job on Amazon EC2 Spark cluster from local machine. This is a simple example to process a file, which is stored on Amazon S3. Please follow below steps to run a standalone Scala job on Amazon EC2 Spark cluster: 1) If you have not installed Spark on your machine, please follow instructions from Continue Reading

A simple way to Customize Kryo Serializer for Akka Actors in Scala

Reading Time: 1 minute Kryo is a fastest and efficient way to do serialization. It is more efficient than Java serialization – both in size and speed. I am working on a Scala_Lift_Akka based project, where I have to implement serializer for Akka Actor’s remoting. Since Kryo is fast, efficient and easy to use, so I decided to implement Kryo in my project for serialization. I implemented Romix’s kryo-based Continue Reading

Building Apache Spark with Scala 2.10

Reading Time: 1 minute As we know, Spark is a Map-Reduce like cluster computing framework, designed to make data analytics fast. In the official website of Spark, latest release is Spark 0.7.3. But this release requires Scala 2.9.3. If you are using Scala 2.10, this release would not work. Since Spark has not announced any Scala 2.10 compatible release yet, so to build Spark with Scala 2.10, you have Continue Reading

Slides available from Scala Traits presentation

Reading Time: 1 minute I did a presentation on Scala Traits in New Delhi at the event ‘Kick Start Scala and Play’. The topics included in the presentation ranges from basic introduction of Scala to advance topics like case classes and pattern matching. The worksheets from presentation is available here on google drive. Also, embedded here is the slides from Scala Traits presentation. Scala traits training by Sanjeev Kumar Continue Reading

ScalaTraits One Day Kickstart Play and Scala Event, ScalaGeek’s meetup

Reading Time: 2 minutes ScalaTraits, a Scala Users Group initiative run by Knoldus and Typesafe in the New Delhi NCR region ran its third meet-up to a huge success in central Delhi. There were 20+ Scala enthusiasts who spent the day writing Scala and Play code on their laptops and finally deployed it on Heroku. It was a fun-filled event with a superb location and excellent food (Ok, my Continue Reading

Training on Play Framework at Scala Traits Event by Knoldus Software LLP

Reading Time: 1 minute We had a great & successful Scala Traits Event at Hotel Regent Grand on last Saturday. I’ve presented on Play Framework. My Presentation has got three modules from basic Play learning to deploying the application. Now this fruit is here as well. Play framework training by Neelkanth Sachdeva @ Scala traits event , New Delhi by Knoldus Software LLP from Knoldus Software LLP

Bridging the Communication between Lift Comet Actor and Akka Actor in Scala

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this blog, I would explain how to create bridge between Lift Comet Actor and Akka Actor. Since Lift has its own actor model, so a bridge is needed to fill communication gap between LiftComet and Akka Actor, so that Akka actor would be able send message to comet, once comet has been set. This bridging concept would be more useful for those web applications, Continue Reading

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