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What is Functional Programming?

If you’ve ever sat down and attempted to learn computer programming on your own, then you’re aware of the sheer amount of information available online. It can be a little overwhelming to sift through the many tutorials, opinion pieces, and online programming courses available today. If you don’t have a large…

4 Areas of Operational Change in the Modern Digitally Connected Business

Regardless of the business you’re in, if you have IT systems you’ll be affected, in one way or another, by external digital megatrends that lie outside your control. Here, we’ll examine the implications of these trends i.e., the Operational Changes that ensue within an…

Secrets at rest – Securing OpenStack laC Environment Variables

Infrastructure as code (IaC) is the process of managing and provisioning computer data centers through machine-readable definition files, rather than physical hardware configuration or interactive configuration tools.

Pokemon Go with Akka HTTP!

Akka HTTP uses akka reactive streams for stream processing. So in a reactive system, we have to specify the flow materializer that handles how the requests and response flow get processed.

The Keys to Success in Open Source Software Development

Akka HTTP uses akka reactive streams for stream processing. So in a reactive system, we have to specify the flow materializer that handles how the requests and response flow get processed.

YoppWorks Announces Platinum Sponsorship | Scala Days 2018

It was announced today that YoppWorks is officially going to be a platinum sponsor at Scala Days 2018! This conference will be held in Berlin on May 14th-17th and in the heart of New York city on June 19th – 21st 2018. Scala Days is a global conference held by our partners at Lightbend. This…

Scala: The Open Source Language You Need in 2018

Scala made ripples in the programming industry the year it was launched back in 2001, forcing the market leader, Java, to work for its competitive edge. To this day, Scala continues to be a force to be reckoned with, used by experienced functional programmers to manage big data. Scala’s popularity has been limited to the…

Investing in Open Source: YoppWorks Announces Partnership with IBM to expand capabilities in Predictive and Cognitive Analytics

YoppWorks announced today a partnership with IBM to expand its Open Source solution offerings to include IBM Application Platform and Hybrid Data Management. IBM has demonstrated their commitment to continue investing in open source technologies with their recent partnership announcements with Lightbend and Hortonworks which positions YoppWorks as an ideal systems integration partner. YoppWorks is…

Why Functional Programming Is Important

Functional programming is an important programming language in today’s evolving technological app development landscape. It is different from imperative and object-based programming methods. However, functional programming can be a better solution for solving different problems when new apps and codes need to be created. If you are just starting to learn to program, it can be…

8 Predictions of Future Programming Based on 2017 Trends

Computer programming involves writing instructions that a computer system follows, or writing and testing the code for software and applications. In accomplishing these tasks, programmers must learn languages such as C++, Java, or Scala. Some of the job responsibilities are similar to those of software developers. They include modeling and planning the way in which code…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Nicolas Riche

Nicolas Riche is a Software Developer who is very enthusiastic when it comes to writing about high-quality, robust software. He continuously looks to improve his expertise to achieve his goals by learning new state of the art tools and practices different ways of thinking, etc. He was first attracted to the promises of functional programming, then…

What is it like to work at YoppWorks?

YoppWorks is a software consulting company based in Ottawa, Canada. The main focus is on Scala, and we work with Lightbend, Redhat and other partners to deliver business solutions to a wide range of businesses internationally. I’ve been working here for only 8 months, and this is my first consulting gig. Previously I worked on…