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Company Overview of Typesafe, Inc.

Company Overview

Typesafe, Inc. provides software development tools for programming languages. It offers Typesafe Stack, a software platform that makes it easy for developers to build software applications. The company’s Typesafe Stack combines the Scala programming language, Akka middleware, and developer tools in a package that integrates with existing Java infrastructure. In addition, it offers training on Scala, Akka, and Typesafe Stack for developers, system administrators, and technical managers. Further, the company provides consulting services for Scala, Akka, and Typesafe Stack, including architecture workshops, code audits and design reviews, performance troubleshooting, Scala adoption planning, an...

One Brattle Square

4th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Founded in 2010

Key Executives for Typesafe, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Engineering
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Typesafe, Inc. Key Developments

BBC, Gawker, Huffpost, the Guardian & the New York Times Adopt Typesafe Technologies

Typesafe announced additional traction in the media industry with companies BBC, HuffPost, The Guardian and The New York Times converging on the spectrum of Akka, Play, Scala and Typesafe Platform technologies to power their application infrastructures.

Typesafe, Inc. Announces Drives Reactive Application Development with Typesafe Activator 1.0

Typesafe, Inc. announced the general availability of Typesafe Activator 1.0, a browser-based tool that helps developers get started building Reactive applications with reusable templates and in-context tutorials. The 1.0 release of Typesafe Activator features integration with the Typesafe Console and 28 production-ready templates, including Play Framework with MongoDB for Reactive NoSQL persistence, Akka and Spray for Actor-based REST servers, Scala and Hadoop for scalable Big Data, and many others. Typesafe Activator 1.0 presents common development patterns through reusable template applications and in-context tutorials, explaining step-by-step exactly how things work. The environment supports each stage of the application development lifecycle: Code, Compile, Test and Run. By bootstrapping new projects in minutes, developers can get started quickly and then open their projects in traditional IDEs when needed. Typesafe Activator 1.0, which made its developer preview in spring 2013, includes template contributions from community members and Typesafe partners that help developers get up to speed on leading technologies including HTML5, NoSQL, and Big Data. Reactive trends are gaining traction across industries and verticals and the release of Typesafe Activator is a significant step forward for developers and companies interested in building modern, Reactive applications.

Typesafe Names Derek Henninger as Vice President of Engineering

Typesafe announced the appointment of Derek Henninger as Vice President of Engineering. With more than two decades of experience managing high caliber developers, Henninger will lead the software engineering teams building Typesafe's products and Akka, Play and Scala open source projects. Henninger most recently served as Director of R&D for VMware's Development Tools, where he led product development for open source projects including WaveMaker, Scripted, and Spring Tool Suite among other products.

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