I authored "Why Reactive?" for O'Reilly

O'Reilly recently reached out to me to write a small report / mini-book about reactive systems and architectures. The report is structured around explaining the various aspects of Reactive. Tracking it's origins, through Reactive Programming (in chapter 2 "Reactive on the Application level") and Reactive Systems (in chapter 3 "Reactive on…

SCKRK the Ultimate - 100 meetings, 96 whitepapers, 5 years and more...

Over the last years I've been had the privilege of traveling quite a bit and been able to attend various conferences and user group meetings in various countries. Yet, I'm still to find another as awesome and life-changing (sic, not an over-statement) group as SCKRK – yet, you've probably never heard…

Any => Blog

New blog, stay tuned for updates about Scala / Akka / Protocols, Benchmarking & Performance in general. Old blog: http://blog.project13.pl will be archived soon.…

Scala 2.10 - or, why you will love implicit value classes

Hip hip hurray. Scala 2.10 is Final (as can be read on scala-internals) so it's high time for another blog post celebrating all the awesomeness it's going to bring into our daily lifes! This time we'll cover a pretty awesome SIP, namely: SIP-15 Value Classes. If you're not familiar…

ASUS G73 keyboard backlight scripts

I've upgraded my desktop and laptop last week. By "and" I mean that I've bought an desktop replacement class notebook - an Asus G73 series. Amongst many nice parts it has I'm very happy about the harddrives - Seagate Momentus XT, click the link to see an very interesting benchmark…