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1ABC - Foundations

Wednesday June 12th, 17:45-18:30

Develop seamless web services with Mu

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About this Session

In the development of fast-paced, service-oriented systems, it is not uncommon for changes in major requirements to emerge. Things that were concrete like protocols, transports, and encodings may need to be altered, e.g., due to the organization switching to a new tech stack. Oli introduces Mu, a new FP library for building web services aiming to make such changes painless. Mu offers code annotations for defining RPC or REST APIs, message types, and serialization formats, thus removing dependency on protocol-specific declarations and enabling seamless changes between different implementations.

Required Knowledge

Scala syntax, basic understanding of RPC, REST.

Knowing Tagless Final encoding would help, however, it's not a requirement.


Oli Makhasoeva

Oli is a Scala Software Engineer specializing in developing high-load backend platforms. Recently, she shifted gears and joined 47 Degrees as a Solutions Architect where she is working on a variety of different projects focused on improving client experience with Scala and Functional Programming (FP). She is the founder and co-organizer of the popular FP Meetup, "Fun(c)" that draws tech experts from around the world for speaking engagements. She also hosts the Russian Scala podcast, "Scalalaz".