October will be Scala month at MFUG.
Ken Scambler will introduce what makes Scala tick, and explain what an JVM-based FP/OO hybrid with a powerful type system brings to the party.
Starting in July a small team (3 Devs, 1 BA, 1 Tester) on the Australia Post Digital Mailbox has been putting together a Provider self servicing portal using Play 2.1 Scala. A major part of the portal is integrating web services. Play provides an excellent API for web service access, and makes heavy use of scala.concurrent. Future to enable non blocking IO
Travis is going to walk through the code and architecture he has designed, for assembling and sequencing these web service calls using the play Json and WS APIs.
The doors to get into the office lock at 6pm. If you come later than that you'll need to give me a call on[masked] to let you in.