Ryan has been writing open-source Scala for 4 years at Hammer Lab, at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYC. He likes to publish small, reusable component-libraries, is sad because programming is tedious, hard, and error-prone, and thinks Scala holds the key to more sane software-development. He lives in Brooklyn and likes to throw aerobies.
portable-files: local and remote file IO, on the JVM and JS, for "src/"s and "test/"s
Java's (N)IO interfaces are insoluble in idiomatic Scala, so I wrote an alternative in portable Scala. It reads local files, HTTP URLs, and cloud-store objects, bakes in block-LRU-caching, capture...