Typesafe is now Lightbend; Announces Lagom, an open source Reactive Microservices Framework for Java
I work at Lightbend (formerly Typesafe), and wanted to share what our CEO Mark Brewer, wrote to describe the company's decision to change our name. Look for the bonus announcement of a new project, Lagom, at the end!
Hold onto your hats Scala people – Typesafe is no more. Not because it’s been crushed in a horrific Unicorn stampede or anything like that – there’s just been a name change and rebrand. As of today, the people who brought you Akka and the Play framework now go as ‘Lightbend’.
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