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How We (Mostly) Moved from Java to Scala
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| by Graham Tackley on Mar 27, 2012 |
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Summary
Graham Tackley discusses how The Guardian switched all new development from Java to Scala, why they did that, what were the benefits and the problems, and why they did not choose Python+Django.

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Bio

Graham Tackley is the Web Platform Team Lead for guardian.co.uk and a Pragmatic Scala Adopter. He and his team make sure the website can scale and evolve the platform to enable reader engagement in new and innovative ways. Recently, most of his time has been occupied with the Open Platform Content API which provides access to all of the Guardian's current and historical web content.

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