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Chris Turner - Experiences from a Real-World Scala Project

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How we built and delivered a real-world Scala project in a highly agile, multi-language environment with a team of mixed experience Scala developers. A tour through what we did, how we did it and what we learnt along the way.

A rough breakdown of my initial thoughts on the structure, something along the lines of:

  • Overview of the project
  • Team background
  • Technologies chosen
  • Scala in an agile environment
  • Working with developers new to Scala
  • Mixing Scala with Java
  • Challenges faced
  • A look at some of the code and patterns
  • What we learnt
  • The final result
  • What we would do different next time

We will, as always, also be heading to the Slaughtered Lamb pub afterwards.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Brilliant guy

    June 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a great experience to be part of this talk. Chirs gave some interesting and important tips to adopt Scala into a new project.

    June 14, 2012

  • Maciej M.

    Great to hear about Scala from the trenches and to see some real world code.

    June 14, 2012

  • Kwabena A.

    It was an excellent presentation. Chris was down to earth and practical about his experiences using technology that was fit for purpose.

    June 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very interesting insight into a large project with a number of legacy issues, well explained and provided a fascinating insight into both the technological and the management issues.
    (They should switch to sbt and scala-ide in eclipse though!)

    June 14, 2012

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