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Friday, August 14 • 2:50pm - 3:10pm
What JavaScript taught me about programming in Scala

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As a longtime Scala developer who recently switched to (nearly) full-time JavaScript development, I have learned some interesting and unexpected lessons about the capabilities and ecosystem of both JavaScript and Scala. In this talk, we'll go through some of the more compelling examples, and see what one language might learn from the other.

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avatar for James Earl Douglas

James Earl Douglas

Sr. Software Engineer, Wikimedia
A functional programmer with advanced experience developing production software in Scala and Java, James is passionate about continuous learning and keeping just outside of his comfort zone. When not knee-deep in type theory, James can be found running, cycling, and stargazing around the San Francisco Bay Area.


Friday August 14, 2015 2:50pm - 3:10pm
Track B

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