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Odersky's original idea behind 'scalable language' was that Scala should be an excellent language for writing small scripts, but allow these scripts to easily grow into bigger applications. However, the slow JVM startup time has often been a limiting factor for scripting in Scala. Scala-native promises a solution and during this talk, you will explore some appealing examples.
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Trond Bjerkestrand, co-founder of Groosker, is a Lightbend-certified Scala and Akka trainer and consultant. He is interested in functional programming, payments, startups and bitcoin and is one of the organizers of the Geneva Scala Enthusiasts meetup.