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

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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…

8 Predictions of Future Programming Based on 2017 Trends

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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

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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?

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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…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Yoonsoon Jahng

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Yoonsoon is a Software Engineer with 14 years of industry experience and a master’s degree. He has extensive expertise in big data and telecom, and has been a big part of our team for over two years now. 1. What is the biggest misconception of a reactive architecture system? Reactive service is not microservice and…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Jesse Webb

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Jesse is a software developer with over 10 years of experience programming with a variety of languages such as Java, Scala, Python, C#, and JavaScript. He specializes in backend API design and database optimization but is known to dabble with frontend technologies every now and then too. When Jesse isn’t coding, he enjoys playing video

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Francis ‘The Beard’ Toth

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Francis ‘The Beard’ Toth I am a software developer, trainer and developer advocate with over 15 years experience developing highly scalable web/mobile/backend applications, optimizing work processes and leading dev teams. I am currently interested by Functional Programming and distributed systems. I also give presentations at various events, love music and Kayaking. 1. What is the…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Rodrigo Lima

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Rodrigo is a passionate, hands-on professional with over 10 years’ experience in software development having JVM stack as main background. I’ve worked in several projects using different technologies like Java, Scala, NodeJs, Angular and Ruby on rails. He is currently working for Yoppworks building highly scalable applications using the Lightbend stack and Reactive architecture principles.…

Tech Team Tuesday: Meet Volodymyr Koreniev

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Volodymyr is a software engineer, who started his career as a back-end Java programmer 18 years ago. Now he is enthusiastic about typed functional programming, streaming data processing, and various aspects of software design and architecture. He wrote his first program in Scala about 10 years ago, and has been using it as a primary…