How to make your options in the future suck less!!!

2017-06-26 Software-Engineering Scala Functional-Programming

If you are here for some advise on how to invest your money (using options), you are in the wrong place. This is about how to use Scala Options in ... Read More

Scala on Android - Gradle, Ensime and the Android UI samples

2015-01-27 Software-Engineering Scala Functional-Programming Mobile

Besides getting my first companion app done for my Pebble, I also spend some time on X-Mas to start porting the Android UI samples to Scala. The ... Read More

X-Mas Project 1: Pebble Hello World 2.0 - The companion edition (with Android, Scala, Macroid)

2014-12-29 Software-Engineering Nerdy Scala Mobile

I love Christmas!!! My wife turns the house into the home of all homes, I get to see my all (or at least most of) my friends and ... I get to work on ... Read More

Scala, Android and BLE, because ...

2014-07-27 Software-Engineering Mobile Scala Nerdy

... everything is better with bluetooth :). Originally I was thinking to do a presentation, but Martin convinced me to turn my talk for the Scala ... Read More

Scala on the Pebble - Exploring SDK 2.0 ...

2014-02-06 Software-Engineering Scala Embedded Mobile

... just kidding :). Reality is ... triggered by the release of the Pebble SDK 2.0 on Feb., 3rd (iOS only, more on this later) and after more than 20 ... Read More

Scala on Android - A start ...

2014-01-28 Software-Engineering Mobile Scala Functional-Programming

I don't know what your experience is, but ... ... in my case, when I look at a new technology, one of the main (or first) hurdles is, that it takes ... Read More

Scala on a Chromebook? Yes, we can!!!

2014-01-22 Software-Engineering Scala

A couple of weeks ago I got myself an Acer Chromebook and so far I am very happy with it. I use it as a tablet with a keyboard and carry it around ... Read More

To become or not to become ... a Sunday with Scala and Actors

2013-10-07 Software-Engineering Functional-Programming Scala

It is Sunday, the sun is shining ... in Ireland!!! What do you do? Right: You get your laptop and finally start to get your head around the actor ... Read More

Teaching Scala @ TCD ... back to the roots

2012-11-10 Software-Engineering Conferences Scala Functional-Programming

20 years ago I used to teach object-oriented programming (based on Eiffel) at my old university in Germany. This week I got the chance to experience a ... Read More

A starting point for ... Apache Felix, OSGi, Scala, Sbt

2012-09-16 Software-Engineering OSGi Scala Functional-Programming

It is not a secret ... I like OSGi and Scala ... and therefore it was only a question of time until I started to wonder, if there is anything that ... Read More