Archive of "Events"

Functional Programming with Validated

This blog post is 4th in a sequence of 5, as a result of our Coding Guild session on August 1st about functional programming concepts. In the session, TypeClasses, Semigroups, Monoids, Functors and Validated were covered. The Cats library has been used, but hasn’t been introduced extensively. This time we will cover Validated. Validated is…

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Functional Programming in Scala with the Monoid

This blog will look at the Monoid and is the 3rd in a sequence of 5, as a result of our Coding Guild session on August 1st about functional programming concepts. In the session, TypeClasses, Semigroups, Monoids, Functors and Applicatives were covered. The Cats library has been used, but not extensively introduced. This time it…

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Functional Programming with semigroups

August 1st, we had another Coding Guild session, about functional programming concepts. In one session, TypeClasses, Semigroups, Monoids, Functors and Applicatives were covered. The Cats library has been used, but not extensively introduced. Together with Merlijn and Jeroen, I prepared examples and exercises to clarify these subjects. This is the second in a series of…

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Functional Programming with typeclasses

August 1st, we had another Coding Guild session, about functional programming concepts. In one session, TypeClasses, Semigroups, Monoids, Functors and Applicatives were covered. The Cats library has been used, but not extensively been introduced. Quite heavy stuff, but with the excellent examples and exercises, prepared by Merlijn, Anton and Jeroen, it clarified a lot to…

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AngularConnect 2016 – Treeshaking and the Ahead-of-Time Compiler

Late september 2016, a small delegation of Trivento’s frontend developers traveled to London to attend AngularConnect, one of the biggest Angular-focused conferences in Europe. About one week before this event, the Angular Core Team announced the final version of Angular 2, mystically named ‘proprioception-reinforcement’. This was a greatly anticipated event for a lot of Angularians…

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Lambda Architecture: 5 questions and answers by Lightbends’ Stavros Kontopoulos

Trivento Summercamp 2016 was all about Fast Data. Stavros Kontopoulos, R&D Polyglot Software Engineer at Lightbend, reviewed the design problem for big data applications that lambda architecture tries to solve with a happy few masterclass participants in the morning. He also answered some questions  for those who are interested but couldn’t attend the masterclass. 1. What is the difference between…

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Recap: Trivento Summercamp 2016 about Fast Data

Challenges and opportunities around elastic data pipelines Jörg Schade (Mesosphere, Inc.) kicked Trivento Summercamp off with an inspirational and interesting keynote about the challenges and opportunities around elastic data pipelines. With the uptake of mobile apps and IoT offerings the ability of not only processing data as it arrives but also making business decisions based…

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Masterclass Lambda Architecture and challenges and opportunities around fast data

“Most so-called “Big Data” problems today are actually better described in the context of velocity instead of size,” says Jonas Bonér. “You want ‘Fast Data’. Speed is the problem to solve, not size.” How to get started? By visiting Trivento Summercamp about Fast Data, the 9th of September. Developers of Lightbend, Mesosphere and ING Nederland…

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There and back again: a story about the ScalaDays 2016 at Berlin

ScalaDays 2016 Berlin This post is all about my trip to the ScalaDays 2016 at Berlin. Day 1: To Berlin After my wife dropped me of at the train station in Apeldoorn I waited for the international train to Berlin. Some of my colleagues boarded the train earlier. The train arrived, I joined my colleagues and…

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QCon 2016 – London

Last week I went to QCon in London and it was a great conference. Every day had 7 tracks with each 5 talks and an open space session. The overall quality of the talks were great and you could really see that the speakers had deep knowledge of their subject. Even though there were about…

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