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Scala: Bringing Future Languages to the JVM

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Bio

Lex Spoon divides his time between two posts: he works at EPFL in Switzerland on the Scala team, and at IBM Research in New York on X10. He thus has a lot of recent experience with advanced programming languages that play nice with the existing Java world.

About the conference

JAOO is the premier European developer conference on software technology, methods and best practices. The conference presents in-depth presentations and tutorials by researchers, engineers and trend-setters in software engineering and technology.

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Mar 21, 2008

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  • Really interesting talk. Unfortunately...

    by Ole Friis /

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    ...the show stops abruptly after 32:46 of video. I guess I have to learn the rest of Scala by doing some manual reading, then :-)

    Anyway, Scala really looks intriguing.

  • Re: Really interesting talk. Unfortunately...

    by Ole Friis /

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    Ah, now it works, and as the InfoQ guys said, I probably had a connection hickup. Excellent!

  • Very interesting talk

    by Michael G /

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    First time I have got the feeling that my functional programming courses at university were good invested time. :-)

  • Re: Very interesting talk

    by Michael G /

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    Well, should add English courses.

  • podcast

    by phil swenson /

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    You guys should 1) have an audio only version 2) set up a podcast for them.

    Very few people want to sit and watch a 44 min interview. But I wouldn't mind downloading it and listening while I work out or drive....

  • Re: podcast

    by Baruch Sadogursky /

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    +1 for that.

  • Re: podcast

    by Ilya Boyandin /

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    +1 for podcasts

  • Re: podcast

    by Oliver Hernàndez Valls /

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    +1 for video downloading on a free format

  • Dissapointed with media delivery format/support

    by jonathan wolter /

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    I'm on OS X behind broadband and the playback stops at about the 3 minute mark. Sure would like to download it in a format that is independent of this flash player.

    Or, why not syndicate the content on google video (with mp4 download support), etc simultaneously. I bet it would do more good for your brand recognition than cost you in pageviews.

  • Re: podcast

    by Cai Ray /

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    I found out that audio presentations have provided download links, but video presentations have not.

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