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Scala: 2016 retrospective & resolutions for 2017

8th December 2016 in London at Business Design Centre

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Traditionally, year's end is for composing lists of the best songs, movies and books released that year. Let's reflect on Scala's 2016 with some lists of our own! We'll kick it off with what's new in Scala 2.12, of course, and how it compares to Java 8's recent additions to the language and platform. Winter days are great for philosophizing, so lets retire to the library and muse on what functional programming means to you and me, pragmatic programmers. I aspire to make Scala a joy for you to use, and my wish list for Scala is driven by this desire to make more programmers more productive with Scala.

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Scala: 2016 retrospective & resolutions for 2017

Adriaan Moors

Adriaan has been active in Scala compiler development since 2007. His contributions include type constructor polymorphism in 2.7, a rewrite of the pattern matcher in 2.10, standard library modularization in 2.11, Single Abstract Method types in 2.12, and many small improvements to the type checker and compiler internals. He joined Lightbend (then Typesafe) to lead the Scala team in 2012.

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Traditionally, year's end is for composing lists of the best songs, movies and books released that year. Let's reflect on Scala's 2016 with some lists of our own! We'll kick it off with what's new in Scala 2.12, of course, and how it compares to Java 8's recent additions to the language and platform. Winter days are great for philosophizing, so lets retire to the library and muse on what functional programming means to you and me, pragmatic programmers. I aspire to make Scala a joy for you to use, and my wish list for Scala is driven by this desire to make more programmers more productive with Scala.

The Call for Papers is now open for Scala eXchange 2017! Submit your talk for the chance to join a stellar line-up of experts on stage. Find out more.


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Scala: 2016 retrospective & resolutions for 2017

Adriaan Moors

Adriaan has been active in Scala compiler development since 2007. His contributions include type constructor polymorphism in 2.7, a rewrite of the pattern matcher in 2.10, standard library modularization in 2.11, Single Abstract Method types in 2.12, and many small improvements to the type checker and compiler internals. He joined Lightbend (then Typesafe) to lead the Scala team in 2012.

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