Async Coding in Play with both Java and Scala

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Async Coding in Play with both Java and Scala

Tonight (Wed 7/10) Gilt once again plays host to the Play NYC meetup. On this evening’s agenda: LinkedIn’s Jim Brikman presents “Async Coding in Play with both Java and Scala,” a discussion of the non-blocking IO (NIO) nature of the Play framework:

In this talk, I’ll discuss how Play offers an escape from thread pool hell, how it opens the door to real-time web applications (e.g WebSockets), and how to write asynchronous code in Java and Scala without getting stuck in callback hell.

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