We are excited to announce that NET-A-PORTER will be hosting a LSUG event at the THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP offices on Thursday 26th March. I’ll be presenting a talk covering some of the lessons we have learned whilst building the NET-A-PORTER product API in Scala, Akka and Spray.
- 6:30pm – Doors open
- 7:15pm – Talk: Building a RESTful product API in Scala, Akka and Spray
- 8:00pm – Q&A
- 8:15pm – 9:30pm – Pizza and beer served!
Spaces are limited, so please sign up via the meet-up event page
Hope to see you there!
As part of our service oriented architecture, our Perl applications send messages over ActiveMQ; a few of them also consume those messages and act on them.
All these consumer applications are based on
Catalyst. Initially, we used
Catalyst::Engine::Stomp and a rather complicated set of in-house libraries to wrap it.
Those in-house libraries have, in time, grown to incorporate more and more responsibilities, including testing, logging, message serialisation, plugin loading… it was time to break them apart and write something cleaner.
The 6th London Software Developer in Test Gathering will be held at THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP offices on Thursday 6th March, between 7:00pm and 9:00pm.
There will be three talks, as well as the opportunity to discuss the latest technology and topics affecting developers in test.
We are delighted to announce that NET-A-PORTER will be taking part in Skills Matter’s Scala eXchange 2013 in London on the 2nd and 3rd of December, 2013.
Ian Forsey and I have been invited to talk about our practical experiences building Scala projects. On top of that, NET-A-PORTER will be sponsoring the event as a gesture of support to the Scala community.
The NET-A-PORTER Group is running a free Agile discussion evening in west London on Wednesday, August 14th, between 6:30pm and 9:30pm.
Topics will include:
- The perfect Scrum board
- Agile and testing
- Strategic planning and Agile
- Cross-functional teams
- Splitting stories
- Agile at the enterprise level
Come along and meet Agile practitioners from the NET-A-PORTER Group and many other companies, participate in discussions around a number of vital topics in Agile project management, and enjoy the hospitality of our striking London offices.
Note that this is not an introductory session; you will need at least a basic understanding of Agile/Scrum practices to benefit from this evening.
Update: The event sold out within hours, but you can still sign up to the waiting list if you’d like to attend.