Danielle was a hobbyist programmer for well over a decade before it finally dawned upon her a couple of years ago to make a career out of it. She is currently employed by American Express and was previously employed by Crunch Accounting and Sussex Police.
Professionally, Danielle works with Java, but recently she has taken a very close interest in functional programming and it seems that the more real world Java she sees, the stronger the interest gets.
Talks I've Given
'Inappropriate' applications for Scala
Featuring Danielle Ashley
What happens when you try to apply Scala to projects that seem bad candidates for a functional approach–due to their computational intensity or the nature of their domain? Two attempts at such 'inappropriate' applications will serve as examples: an MP3 decoder and a Game Boy emulator,...scala inappropriate functional game-boy mp3-decoder types