Topic: The Seductions of Scala Scala is a new, statically-typed language for the JVM. Its advantages over Java include a succinct syntax, an improved object model and full support for functional programming (FP). In this code-heavy talk, I’ll show why Scala is so seductive, how it can improve your productivity, and why it might replace Java as the de facto language for the JVM.
Who: Dean Wampler
When: December 16th, 2008 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Networking from 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM) (Presentation from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Where: Lewis Towers Ballroom, Beane Hall Loyola University of Chicago 820 N Michigan Ave (enter on Pearson 111 E. Pearson) Chicago, IL 60611
Cost: FREE to current CJUG members and first time guests Join Now!
For full details and to RSVP go to http://www.cjug.org/Wiki.jsp?page=2008.12.16.downtown
Hope to see you there.