Getting Started with MongoDB and Scala

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Accepted Session
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Beginner
Scheduled: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 from 11:00 – 11:45am in B301

Excerpt

This talk is for application developers who want to get started with Scala and MongoDB. We will discuss how Gilt Groupe's engineering team adopted Scala and MongoDB. We will demonstrate how you can connect to MongoDB within a Scala application.

Description

The Gilt Groupe engineering team is using MongoDB and Scala to power our e-commerce web sites: Gilt.com, Gilt Taste, and Park & Bond. These key technologies help Gilt serve millions of page views and process thousands of customer orders.

This talk is for application developers who want to get started with Scala and MongoDB. We will discuss how Gilt Groupe’s engineering team adopted Scala and MongoDB. We will demonstrate how you can connect to MongoDB within a Scala application. Developers will learn how to setup MongoDB and how to use Scala libraries for MongoDB.

Speaking experience

I presented at Open Source Bridge in 2009 and 2010. Also, I hosted the Android birds-of-feather session at OSBridge in 2011.

Speaker

  • Biography

    Sean Sullivan is a software engineer specializing in web services development, mobile applications, and e-commerce systems. Sean has contributed to various open source projects, including the OAuth Java library and OpenID4Java.

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