Scala: object-oriented meets functional.
Workday (www.workday.com) are hosting an informal session in their Dublin offices on July 5 from 6-8pm for anyone from the local technology community interested in Scala. Phil Bagwell of
Scala solutions will give an overview of Scala and related technologies (Lift, Akka), including code samples. Fergal Somers, Workday’s lead integration architect, will then give a short overview of Workday’s use of Scala. A Q&A session with Phil and Martin Odersky (who will participate by videolink) will follow. Designer beer, snacks and Scala-related chat during and after.
Martin Odersky, CEO/CTO, Scala Solutions
Martin is the creator of Scala, a professor from EPFL and co-author of the book
Programming in Scala.
Martin is also well known as one of the co-developers of Java generics and the original author of the current javac compiler.
Phil Bagwell, Scala Solutions
Phil started his career as an electronics and then software engineer. For many years he was the European Services Marketing Manager for Digital Equip Co (DEC). For the last few years he has worked with Martin at EPFL where he has contributed the key data-structures used in both
's and Clojure’s immutable collections and latterly co-contributor to the new
Heiko Seeberger, Managing Director at WeigleWilczek
Scala evangelist; ScalaModules, Lift and Akka committer. Managing Director at WeigleWilczek.
Fergal Somers, Lead integration architect, Workday.
Fergal leads all aspects of the design for Workday’s ESB and integration infrastructure, which is a pillar of Workday’s on-demand platform.