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A series on Phantom - Part 6: The new compact DSL and Primitive engine
7th of Jun 2017 - 23:15 PM

An introduction to the systematic steps we have undertaken for boilerplate reduction and performance gains in newer versions of phantom, and a small glimpse into what the future holds for Phantom 3.0.x.

Scala Tips #1: Publishing to Sonatype and Maven Central
15th of Jun 2016 - 23:21 PM

This tutorial is about publishing to Sonatype OSS/Nexus/Maven Central, quickly and efficiently. We are going to take you from 0 to being able to publish a brand new project, including setting up your GPG key, your build setup in SBT and more.

Phantom Tips: Tip #3: Connecting to Cassandra
20th of Mar 2016 - 00:47 AM

Phantom connects using the mini-connectors framework, which is a small abstraction layer around the `ClusterBuilder` found in the Datastax Java driver. It does quite a bit more than that. Phantom aims to be user friendly, but the way it achieves things isn't necessarily easy, and that's why we try our best to mask away all of that complexity from the end user.

Phantom Tips: Tip #1: Sharing table logic
12th of Feb 2016 - 23:06 PM

Part two of our introduction to using phantom covers a very important topic in building your application, namely structure and usability. Phantom is reasonably opinionated about what structure you can best use to suit the design we hand in mind while building the driver, and the offer you the very best flexibility while coding.

Outworkers partners with Typesafe
31th of Aug 2015 - 09:25 AM

London, United Kingdom and San Francisco, California: It is our great pleasure to announce that as of today, the 1st of September 2015, Outworkers has officially joined forces with Typesafe through the Typesafe Partner Program. Thanks to our long standing interested and expertise in Scala alongside the Typesafe family of reactive products, we are honoured and pleased to join […]

A series on Phantom – Part 1: Getting started with phantom
31th of Aug 2015 - 09:25 AM

This article is the first in a series about one of our crown jewels, the official Scala driver for Apache Cassandra and Datastax Enterprise, our very own phantom. From its very humble beginnings of a bare bones afternoon project in 2013, phantom has slowly but surely grown to become an established Scala framework, and through […]