Scala, reactivemongo, play framework, mongodb technologies

ReactiveMongo is an extremely convenient toolkit for working with MongoDB in Scala applications. But, at the same time, its documentation does not cover some of the typical scenarios, so sometimes it takes time to find the right solution. One of such tasks - storing polymorphic objects in a database - is the focus of this blog post.

Lift framework, scala technologies

Lift framework lacks the ability to fetch a session creation timestamp by default. This post will provide a short example of how one can do this while working with Lift.

Test design, black box techniques, white box techniques, test techniques, ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-4:2015 technologies

The main idea is to walk through the Test Design techniques. As a starting point, I chose the list from ISO/IEC/IEEE 29119-4 Test Techniques.

Apollo, graphql, react, express, bootstrap, webpack, babel, sql, universal technologies

The SysGears Team is pleased to announce the availability of Apollo Universal Starter Kit with Hot Code Reload for backend & frontend.

Lift framework, scala technologies

This post describes two approaches to implementing file download in Lift framework. Firstly, we will have a look at the implementation that uses ResponseShortcutException described in the Lift Cookbook. Then, I'll show how to solve the same task with the help of REST service in the way that follows a common Lift approach. Each of the methods has its own pros and cons, so it's up to you to decide which one works better for your task.