In this episode we sat in the hands of God with Carl Quinn and Joe Nuxoll of the Java Posse – a weekly Java-related podcast. As expected we discussed the current state of Java, Scala, and other fun topics.
An interview with Stuart Halloway, author of “Programming Clojure” and the “Java.next” article series. He talks about how evaluating Groovy, JRuby, Scala, and Clojure eventually lead him to write a book on Clojure.
Scott Davis interviewed Dr. Venkat Subramaniam, author of both Programming Scala and Programming Groovy. They talked about how each language fits comfortably into the toolkit of the modern Java developer. According to Venkat, “Groovy and Scala are good friends.”
Scala is a new language for the Java Platform that blends object-oriented and functional programming concepts. This talk will focus on the design choices of Scala, and what they mean for developer productivity. The talk will highlight what it means to program in a functional style, and show you how …
Alf Kristian Støyle demonstrated using Scala on top of JavaRebel, a JVM plugin that reloads modified class files on-the-fly.