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2 posts • joined 12 May 2011

The world wants cloud coders. Where are the cloud coders?

ChunkyPickle
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You're kidding right?

There's loads of stuff to consider when writing a distributed system - too many people rely on things like singletons, have very poor threading design etc. to be able to deploy any kind of truly scalable system (simple stuff, sure) to a cloud.

I'm finding scala + akka is really working for me - takes a thinking switch though

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Scala daddy wraps his Java baby in Red Hat-ness

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This is great news

I converted to Scala a year ago and haven't looked back (after being a Java dev for 10 years). The HUGE benefit is that you don't need to convert all at once since you can call all your Java code from scala (and vice versa).

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