Akka stream interface for gRPC

Back from holidays let’s continue with some of my favourite topics: AkkaStreams and gRPC. We’ve already seen how can take advantage of the ScalaPB code generation tool to generate new interfaces (GRPCMonix) on top of the grpc-java implementation or to create new tools to integrate gRPC with other services (GRPCGateway). Similarly to GRPCMonix which provides […]

Understanding Scala Futures and Execution Contexts

Viktor Klang recently published a set of useful tips on Scala Futures. While being widespread and heavily used, people (especially newcomers) are still experiencing problems working with Scala Futures. In my opinion many of the problems come from a misunderstanding or misconception on how Futures work. (e.g. the strict nature of Futures and the way […]