Previously a Java developer, Paulo "JCranky" Siqueira is a Senior Software Engineer at Zalando, where he has lots of fun writing functional code in Scala. He is passionate about Scala and a frequent Open Source contributor - and also an amateur pianist when time allows. He is also the co-founder of the Scaladores - an Scala meetup group in São Paulo, Brazil.
Talks I've Given
Minecraft and Scala: Creating a DSL to enable kids to create Minecraft Mods
Featuring Paulo Siqueira
The computer game Minecraft is a huge hit with kids of all ages. It is also an excellent tool for teaching programming and game design. In this talk we will discuss a Scala DSL that enables kids to modify Minecraft with less cognitive overhead, and more importantly: with much more fun!scala dsl