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ElasticSearch: Indexing setup using Akka tutorial

Posted by Jai on March 21, 2014

Find ElasticSearch tutorial on github using Akka with test cases. The tutorial covers the search indexing setup using Akka.


elasticsearch-akka repository uploaded on github explaining the ElasticSearch indexing setup using Akka Actors usage with test cases.

URL: https://github.com/jaibeermalik/elasticsearch-akka


Setup Index

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Scala Train: Get on it, you will miss it or will be too late

Posted by Jai on December 5, 2012

Early morning run to catch the metro, sometimes you find it just leaving the platform or door closing in front of you and you say c/s/f***. Ofcourse you will catch next one but you always think if you have been early few sec or if you have started early. Something similar with the IT world, new programming languages or something new to catch on.

I am just back from two days training “Fast track to Scala” organised be Xebia in association with Typesafe. The fresh thoughts around the same here.

Urs Peter did a good job in organizing the training and getting us familiar with core concepts of the programming language and relevant pointers to take the torch further.

I do remember some time back me starting a bit with initial hello world stuff around scala and lift, covering in the post “Getting started with scala“. But never got a chance to get my hands dirty and to actually use in any of the real projects.

To relate to the title, we did cover lot of hands on exercises during the training around developing application scalatrain, a journey planner application. And yes, the whole idea of getting on it from the exercise itself.

Why scala must try for every java programmer

For every programmer, you need to keep moving on new promising things analyzing all pros and cons around it. For all java programmers, the additional paradigm shift is indeed the functional programming ideas, everything is function.

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Getting Started: My first few hours on Scala & Lift framework

Posted by Jai on May 11, 2009

After my last few posts I realized that how screwed my mind is right now (just joking :-)), so thought to explore more about Scala which was pending for some time for me. Here I will share the first few hours spent on Scala and Lift (scala web framework) and getting started with it.

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