New JSON Array Extraction for Lift

JSON is everywhere. That means that properly supporting all of JSON's flexibility is an important priority for any web framework in 2017. For a typed language, like Scala, this type of problem… Read more »

Lift Delegation Proposal

This is an introduction for an idea of mine I’m calling Lift Delegation, a feature that I’m hoping to implement in the Lift Framework that would allow Lift applications to… Read more »

Thinking About Tests

I’ve been thinking a lot about tests lately. The automated, software development kind, not the school kind. I’ve been thinking a lot about tests because I’ve realized that my… Read more »

Open Source Software at Elemica

So I did a write up for Elemica about our use of Open Source Software within the organization. It covered some allegorical business examples as an argument for OSS, talks a good… Read more »

So, I gave a talk

On Tuesday, I gave my first talk ever in front of a technical crowd to the Developers of Athens. My topic was Scala and Lift. This wasn’t my first time being… Read more »

Intelligent New Relic Transaction Naming with Lift

So, I was going to wait until the artifact showed up in Maven Central, but I’ve got other things to do today in this beautiful weather that are decidedly better than… Read more »

Cross-Domain AJAX Requests in Lift

Today we locked down user authentication on Anchor Tab to be SSL-only (unless I’ve severely screwed something up). As a few of you already know, I’m building Anchor Tab using… Read more »