Dropwizard with Scala and Freemarker

Dropwizard works quite smoothly together with Scala  as long as you use it as a REST service. As soon as you are planning to use their template capabilities, you will definitely run into a number of challenges. Freemarker processes JavaBeans during its wrapping process and generates properties we use and access in the respective templates. Scala does not provide neither Getter nor Setter

Dropwizard / Scala / Kafka

I stumbled over Dropwizard during a conversation I conducted with guys from a big online travel platform. DW is their Java Microservice framework of choice.  Developers are encourage to work on ideas and improvements for their respective platform using DW. Their PAAS layer allows for direct integration which eases the pain of any other integration/deployment. Coming from a Spring background, having enjoyed working

From Monolithic to Micro Service Architecture 1/4

Intro Over the time you come across numerous articles about using the right software stack and choosing the best architecture approach. I will use this series to share my opinion on the latter one and hope that it contains some valuable information for the audience. This series is split into three posts, having this one as the starter mainly covering the

Apache Camel in production