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Paul L.

Location:

San Francisco, CA
Hometown: Calgary, Canada

Member since:

March 8, 2011

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Which languages do you primarily work in?

currently: Scala & Javascript, previously: Java & Ruby, with a bit of Python and Erlang on the side.

How long have you been using Scala?

Since early 2011.

What is (are) you favourite Scala feature(s)?

It manages to mix all the best features of my previous platforms - the flexibility, expressiveness, and pure OO of Ruby, speed, compilation model and (an improved) type system of Java, the functional abstractions and actor model of Erlang.

Introduction

I'm one of the primary developers/founders of Matygo (an online learning platform) and the impetus behind us moving our backend from Java to Scala.


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