Eugene Burmako introduces Scala macros, starting with the initial design and the actual release in production in Scala 2.10, addressing Scala macro system use cases and patterns.
Jeff Scott Brown explains how to write polyglot applications with Grails, focusing on what it takes to add support for Scala, Clojure and other languages.
Miles Sabin and Edwin Brady exemplify what can be done with a language with dependent types, what are the limitations and what could be done in the future when dependent types reach maturity.
Philipp Haller introduces Scala Async for asynchronous I/O with Futures and Promises.
Joshua Suereth designs a scalable distributed search service with Akka and Scala using actors, and covering practical aspects of how to scale out with Akka’s clustering API.
Philipp Haller explains how to do asynchronous programming in Scala with Scala Async, Futures and Promises.
Juan Manuel and Jesús López González share their experience gathered over five years designing and implementing Speech, a DSL for programming social processes.
Daniel Spiewak discusses how modern languages such as Scala, Clojure, and Haskell have moved beyond the simple lambda calculus paradigm, being better suited for large application architectures.
Creighton Kirkendall discusses how polymorphism is implemented in Clojure, Ocaml, Haskell and Scala.
Jim Powers presents ways to use functional programming techniques and the new Async framework for Scala to regain compositionality while retaining the power of the model.
Heather Miller shows how to perform asynchronous programming in Scala and Java with composable pipelines using the Futures and Promises API.
Peter Pilgrim introduces Scala to advancing beginners: getting the most out of Scala, working with popular Java frameworks, the build tools and some of the new features of Scala 2.10.