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It’s functional, it’s object oriented, it’s everything you never knew you wanted and more! Scala has been growing in popularity over the last 15 years and has now taken off in a variety of applications ranging from data science to distributed systems to messaging and the web. You’ve been curious about this language, and now is your chance to learn more.
Whether you’re a seasoned programmer or a beginner, a veteran on the JVM or just had to google that acronym, this talk will provide an introduction to the Scala language, why people use it, and why you might be interested in learning more. We’ll walk through the pros and cons of the language ecosystem and give you a practical look at how to get started.