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Reactive Retail Webinar Lineup

Next week we're hosting three webinars that showcase how Typesafe technologies are used in major retail organizaitons. Check out the speaking list below and register to attend the live event or receive an email link to the recordings. 



Reactive Retail: Responsive Tools and Pushy Actors

When: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM PST (1hr)

With: Michael Reed, Senior Software Engineer, Gilt

Gilt, the global online shopping destination, has built a micro-service architecture using the Typesafe platform. Gilt uses Play to build beautiful customer-facing pages and intuitive back-office UIs. The Akka framework facilitates scaling our customer email, push notifications, and order aggregation systems. Michael will talk about how Gilt uses Akka to scale it's push notification infrastructure.

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Reactive Retail: Big Retail Goes Reactive

When: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 - 12:00 AM PST (1hr)

With: Ankur Mathur (Associate Director) & Dana Harrington (Technical Lead ), Nurun

Last year, Nurun and Walmart Canada launched the first responsively designed enterprise e-commerce website created for a large Canadian retailer. Built on a new platform with the Play Framework, Scala and Akka at its core, this foundation has proven itself in terms of flexibility, developer productivity, performance and scalability. We’ll share some of the insights we’ve gained in creating a best of breed solution that scales to Walmart’s needs—now and into thefuture.

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Reactive Retail: Mobile & Omnichannel in Retail

When: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 - 2:00 PM PST (1hr)

With: Scott Lewis, Co-Cofounder, Studio Stingray; Ross Hamilton, Architect and Development Lead, Tomax Corporation

In this webinar, Scott Lewis will explore how a Reactive model helps retailers tackle issues like concurrency and real-time data flow, while creating beautiful, highly responsive user experiences for customers.

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