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.
Jim Powers, for the last 3+ years, he's been happily hacking in Scala at various startups including AOL where he was architect of the new version of Patch using Scala, Play and functional programming techniques. Today he works for Typesafe as an engineer on the Typesafe Console team.
Lambda Jam is a new conference that can take your skills to the next level. This is not your traditional conference of sitting and listening - a significant portion of each day will be devoted to hands-on practice or workshops. We aim to stretch your skills and teach you something new!