#tutorials

What it is, what it's not, and what you can do with it

Blockchain: A technical primer

Gather around and I’ll tell you the story of blockchain! In this article, Greg Brady, founder and CEO of Tranquility Halo explains what blockchain is and how to put it to good use. Kepp in mind though: even though Bitcoin and the Blockchain are intertwined, as long as the Bitcoin ecosystem continues to roar away, you can use the Blockchain to write anything down forever.

Cheat sheet

Creating apps with Dart and Stagehand

Google’s Dart is taking off. In this article, Alexei Eleusis Diaz Vera, a Google software developer, explains how you can use Stagehand and greencat with Google Dart to create apps with optimized performance.

How Akka is used to create distributed systems or clustered virtual machines

Akka clustering and remoting

While there is a wealth of documentation around Akka, based on Lightbend’s real-world experience with users and customers over the last few years, they realized that there is a need for tutorial-style tips that focuses on different aspects of Akka. In this post, Hugh McKee focuses on Akka clustering vs. Akka remoting.