Testing Stripe transactions with Scala

I’m nearing completion on my latest project, Training Sleuth, and I’ve once again decided to use Stripe as my payment processor.  I used Stripe on my previous project, Rhino SchoolTracker, and have absolutely nothing negative to say about it :). While with Rhino SchoolTracker I tested my stripe payments manually, I decided I wanted toContinue reading “Testing Stripe transactions with Scala”

Graham’s Scan in Scala

Sometimes my job throws an interesting problem my way.  This week I was presented with a very odd geometry problem 🙂 I needed to generate KML files from geographic data and one of my requirements was to represent certain geographic areas as polygons, the vertices of which would be supplied (along with the rest ofContinue reading “Graham’s Scan in Scala”

Akka and Scalatra

On my current project, I’ve been using Akka to handle the Service Layer of my application while using Scalatra for my REST controllers.  This combination works quite well, though it took me a little bit of time to figure out how to integrate Scalatra and Akka.  The examples presented on the Scalatra website didn’t exactlyContinue reading “Akka and Scalatra”

Getting Scala, HATEOAS, and JSON to work together

I’ve been working with Scala for the last few months on a new project, and I’ll confess that it’s starting to grow on me (this is in stark contrast to Java, which I’m liking less the more I learn about it). My current project has me creating a REST API using Scalatra along with aContinue reading “Getting Scala, HATEOAS, and JSON to work together”

Scala and Scalatra

I’ve been using Ruby on Rails almost exclusively for my web projects over the last year or two. Recently, when I had an idea for a new project, I decided to try something a little different. My current Rails project, Rhino SchoolTracker, is a traditional CRUD-type web application that is fairly well suited to theContinue reading “Scala and Scalatra”