In the previous part of the series, we’ve implemented an offline game and got ourselves ready to tackle the multiplayer. This time we’ll get our hands dirty fleshing out the server part.
We all know that immutability is GOOD. But should we use it everywhere by default? Let’s show it on the basis of a distinction between Entities and Value Objects.
Developing smooth multiplayer action games was always somewhat baffling to me. How should I split client-server responsibilities and make up for network latencies so that game action seems instant? I wanted to find answers to those questions and if they spark your curiosity too, read on!
XML-generating code in Kotlin may not be readable enough by default. Thankfully, using Kotlin extension functions and lambdas with receiver, we can improve it significantly.
Serverless architecture sounds awkward when you hear it for the first time. One might think. – Hold on! So, how to execute my code? There’s no server, really? Where is the catch? This article describes our experience we gained during our recent adventure with AWS Lambda – the serverless architecture
This article presents our experience and practices we got while working with MySQL engine running on Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). I focus especially on the connection layer and tweaking of Tomcat JDBC Connection Pool.
I want to tell you how to write asynchronous code using Scala’s Futures. In the era of asynchronous programming, it’s important to know that function invocations that form a logical chain in the source code are not confined to one thread. I’ll show you how to benefit from this knowledge. Preface: synchronous vs asynchronous In the
The Apple World Wide Developers Conference 2016 (WWDC) has just ended. The number of new videos from the conference reaches over 130! That’s a lot! So I’ve decided to pick the most interesting videos, summaries, blogposts, and tutorials that are worth reading and watching.
When you start working with microservices or when you want to decouple the components of your architecture you can use one of three existing services with slightly similar features on Amazon Web Services (AWS): SQS, SNS and Kinesis. Which service is proper for your projects? Let’s try to find the
Learn how to use the Identity and Access Management service from Amazon Web Services. This video is from an internal workshop organized at Schibsted Tech Polska.
How to undertake a refactoring for the performance of a legacy project and build a fast and scalable API.
This article is an overview of dependency injection (DI) techniques that can be used in Scala Play framework apps: Guice, manual DI, the cake pattern, MacWire, and the reader monad.