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In this talk, Vassil Dichev will demonstrate the strengths of using the Lift web framework for assembling a social messaging web application: real-time updates, creating and testing a RESTful API, as well as libraries for authenticating with LDAP and OpenID, parsing Textile markup, and connecting to XMPP.
Apache ESME: Using Lift for writing social messaging apps
Vassil is a committer at Apache ESME, an open-source microblogging application written in Lift, and also a committer at Lift, a scalable, secure and full-featured Scala web framework. Vassil is using Scala at Remember The Milk trying to help peopl