Introduction to Scala

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Accepted Session
Short Form
Beginner
Scheduled: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 4:45 – 5:30pm in B204

Excerpt

Scala is an up-and-coming language, used by companies like Twitter and LInkedIn. This talk will give an overview of Scala and introduce basic language features.

Description

Scala is an up-and-coming language, used by companies like Twitter and LInkedIn. Scala is particularly interesting because it blends object oriented and functional language features. This talk will give an overview of Scala and introduce basic language features.

Tags

Scala, jvm

Speaking experience

I was a speaker at Open Source Bridge in 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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