Scala beats the pants off Java

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Proposal
Short Form
Intermediate

Excerpt

Scala is likely the language that will overthrow Java. This talk will discuss several killer features that can take a Java programmer's productivity to the next level.

Description

Scala is likely the language that will overthrow Java. Scala is simultaneously more object oriented and more functional than Java. It both cleans up the messiness of Java and adds significant enhancements. The transition from Java does not need to be costly, and the benefits from Scala come quickly. This talk will discuss several killer features that can take a Java programmer’s productivity to the next level.

Tags

Scala, jvm

Speaking experience

I was a speaker at Open Source Bridge 2013

Speaker

  • Biography

    Todd Lisonbee is a Technical Lead on the Big Data Analytics team at Intel. He is passionate about agile development, clean code, and automated testing. He presented previously at Open Source Bridge in 2013 and 2014.

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