Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Typesafe Changes Name to Lightbend


Typesafe Changes Name to Lightbend.  Typesafe company was founded by Martin Odersky. He is the father of Scala Language.

The Typesafe Reactive Platform:

Typesafte company supports the following product under "The TypeSafe Reactive Platform":
  • Scala Language
  • Play Framework
  • Akka Framework
  • SBT
  • Slick
  • Scala IDE for Eclipse
  • Activator

The Lightbend Reactive Platform:

In addition to above products, they are going to support the following products under new Platform:
  • Apache Spark
  • Microservices
  • ConductR

Slick is database query language useful for Play/Scala/Akka based applications.
SBT stands for Simple Build Tool or Scala Build Tool. It is the default build tool for Play/Scala/Akka based applications.

Activator is a Typesafe command or tool to create, develop, compile and test Play/Scala/Akka based applications.

The following image is copied from www.lightbend.com website.







Existing Website URL: www.typesafe.com

New Website URL: www.lightbend.com

Even, they have changed Reactive Platform name from "The Typesafe Reactive Platform" to "The Lightbend Reactive Platform".

I will try to provide information about new platform in my coming posts.

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