Slick Database Access with Scala

19th November 2012 in London at The Crypt, St James Church Clerkenwell

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This talk presents Slick, Typesafe's library for accessing databases, the successor of the popular ScalaQuery library. With Slick, database queries can be expressed using Scala code, which is composable, more convenient than Java APIs like JPA and safer than string-based query languages like SQL.


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Slick Database Access with Scala

Stefan Zeiger

Stefan Zeiger is a member of the Scala compiler team at Lightbend. He was the tech lead for Slick since 2011 and the creator of its predecessor, ScalaQuery. He has been a user of Java and the JVM platform professionally since 1996, working on a diverse range of projects from web servers to GUI frameworks and programming language design, and moving on from Java to Scala since 2008. He is a frequent speaker at ScalaDays and other conferences.