July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Henrik Engstrom

Henrik Engstrom
Senior Software Engineer, Lightbend

Website | @h3nk3

After graduating with a M.Sc degree in computer science in 1998 at the Royal Institute of Technology, Henrik Engström worked as a consultant up to his Typesafe employment in 2011. Henrik has not only vast experience in various types of programming, but also great domain knowledge within the finance, retail, and e-gaming industries. Apart from his major interest, programming languages, he is also an avid Arsenal supporter, black belt in Shotokan Karate, and a hobby wine connoisseur.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Training D134
Duncan DeVore (Lightbend), Henrik Engstrom (Lightbend)
Reactive programming represents a paradigm shift in the way we reason about system design by embracing the fundamentals of distributed computing. It is this paradigm shift that in turn allows us to build applications that "react" to environment changes such as failure and increased load through "self-healing" and elastic scaling. Read more.
9:00am–12:30pm Monday, 07/20/2015
Architecture E143/144
Henrik Engstrom (Lightbend)
Reactive Applications are the next major evolution of the Internet. They allow for applications to be responsive, scalable and resilient by building on a fully event-driven foundation. Typesafe’s Reactive Platform, consisting of the Play Framework, the Akka middleware and the Scala programming language embraces this new programming paradigm. Read more.
9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Training D134
Duncan DeVore (Lightbend), Henrik Engstrom (Lightbend)
Reactive programming represents a paradigm shift in the way we reason about system design by embracing the fundamentals of distributed computing. It is this paradigm shift that in turn allows us to build applications that "react" to environment changes such as failure and increased load through "self-healing" and elastic scaling. Read more.