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Lagom: Consuming a service part-2

So here’s the situation: We are using Lagom framework to develop our micro-services and we need to consume data from other services. What should we do? Well, it’s not going to be a problem for us. Lagom provides very easy way to consume a service. The very first way to consume a service is to use the unmanagedServices parameter provided in Lagom plugin. To understand Continue Reading

Can we stop talking about Big Data now?

If it was still 2012 I would have eagerly heard and responded to any conversation about Big Data. Well, it was the buzz and you had to be speaking the magic words for getting people to listen to the latest and greatest in technology. But fortunately/unfortunately, it is 2017 now and it is disappointing to note that most of the world has not moved beyond Continue Reading

Cinnamon: Way For Monitoring & Metrics Generation for Akka ActorSystem

We are developing huge applications and deployed on multiple virtual machines and clusters. For monitoring applications, we need to enable logs into our application and analysis that logs with help of some tools like elastic stack. But !! what if we need to check health of application on virtual machines and clusters? For that, we are using several Metrics for system health check like Gauges, Continue Reading

Monitoring Akka based applications with Cinnamon and DataDog

Application monitoring is an important part of software development life cycle and aims to check if the application is performing as expected or not. With applications becoming Reactive, having distributed architecture and industry moving towards Fastdata, there is a great urge in the market for tools and integrations that could provide cutting edge monitoring facility for the application deployed in the production. In this blog Continue Reading

Let’s Consume a Micro-service

Micro-services architecture is being widely adopted and guess what, Lagom is the most efficient way to achieve it.  While creating micro-services, we usually need to interact with other micro-services and consume their data. So the idea behind this blog is to guide you through the steps needed to integrate an unmanaged service. Apparently, Integrating an external API in Lagom is challenging at first but it Continue Reading

Web Designing using Pure.css

In today’s blog I will be introducing Pure.css (simply referred to as “Pure”), it’s use case and advantages over its counterparts. The blog will get you acquainted with the basics of the Pure. I shall discuss the basic idea behind its inception and what are its different components and finally how to integrate and implement it in web projects. What is Pure.css? Pure.css a set Continue Reading

Scala – IOT : First basic IOT application using Scala on RaspberryPi

Let’s start our journey for making the first IoT application to make world a better place 😉 (I would never miss a chance to mock Hooli ! 😉 ) In this blog finally the two technologies SCALA and IOT  will meet and we will be doing these many things in this blog: Setting up the scala sbt environment on RaspberryPi Developing your first IOT application Continue Reading

Gatling Integration with Play

I have started working on a project which require stress testing using Gatling. I Setup the sbt project on which gatling is working fine. But when I try to integrate it using play framework, it doesn’t work. The project structure for both are different so it doesn’t work for both the project in the same manner. Your build.sbt should be  like this: import _root_.io.gatling.sbt.GatlingPlugin import Continue Reading

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