Graham Tackley shares the lessons learned running The Guardian website on Java, and why they decided to switch to Scala and how it helps them.
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.
Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.