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NET-A-PORTER: Building a RESTful product API in Scala, Akka and Spray

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Building a RESTful product API in Scala, Akka and Spray

with - Ian Forsey, NET-A-PORTER.COM (http://net-a-porter.com/)

Over the past four years THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP’S 300-strong technology team has adopted and built extensively in Scala. This talk will walk the audience through some of the lessons learned whilst building our RESTful product API in Scala, Akka and Spray.

Schedule:

6:30pm – Doors open

7:15pm – Talk: Building a RESTful product API in Scala, Akka and Spray

8:00pm – Q&A

8:15pm – 9:30pm – Pizza and beer served!

Ian Forsey (https://www.linkedin.com/pub/ian-forsey/27/712/999) – Principal Developer responsible for helping shape the technical direction of the company. Focused on architecture, projects and team alignment.

THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP is home to the world’s leading style destinations. The multi-brand retailer and media group encompasses NET-A-PORTER.COM (http://net-a-porter.com/), the world’s premiere luxury fashion retailer, THE OUTNET.COM (http://outnet.com/), the most fashionable fashion outlet, and MR.PORTER.COM (http://www.mrporter.com/intl/home.mrp?cm_mmc=GoogleLDNc-_-LDN+-+Brand-_-Brand+-+Match+Type+-+Exact+-+mr+porter-_-mr%20porter-mt:e-sn:g&mkwid=sy3MMAer9|[masked]|mr%20porter|e|c&gclid=Cj0KEQjwrPqnBRD56dGe1o_WlZsBEiQAb5ugt5KY2ZKi9VET86b1a3RzWMLF9clI1xWDPRUKbY7pUwEaArPE8P8HAQ), the online destination for men’s style. We build the majority of our technology in-house, which means we can quickly bring the latest innovations to market and offer an unparalleled experience to our customers and the brands we partner with.