Update: Versal Group, the edtech platform of the future, has stepped up as the food sponsor -- we'll have Patxi, best Chicago-style pizza outside of Chicago!
Squeryl is the most widely-used Scala ORM today, adopted by many startups in this meetup as well. Typesafe SLICK (formerly ScalaQuery) is one obvious alternative.
The talk will go Squeryl overview with pros and cons. Examples of techniques to leverage and extend the power of Squeryl, and a live programming session.
Jay Taylor is a native of the Bay Area, currently serving as Director of Engineering at SendHub. Previously he architected the Klout Perks Ad-Platform. He has been using Java for the past 7 years, and has been very enthusiastic about Scala over 2 years.