Scala.JS in Production

8th December 2016 in London at Business Design Centre

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For the first time at the Guardian there was experimentation using Scala.JS in production: building a CMS frontend in a little green-field project.

Was it a massive disaster?

  • No.

Was using Scala.JS actually a hugely unexpected pleasure?

  • Yes.

Are we going to use it again?

  • Gosh, Roberto hopes so!

You will discover what experienced Guardian client-side Javascript devs made of Scala.js - as well as Roberto's pro-Scala viewpoint!

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Scala.JS in Production

Roberto Tyley

Roberto Tyley is the author of the BFG Repo-Cleaner (a faster, simpler alternative to git-filter-branch), a software developer at The Guardian, and contributor to various open-source projects. He's worked at GitHub, 'invented' animated diffs, and loves explaining things.