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Auditorium A - keynote

Tuesday June 11th, 17:00-18:00

A Tour of Scala 3

About this Session

Scala 3 is shaping up and will go into feature freeze later this year. I want to take you on a tour what is in store and highlight some of my favorite features of the language.

Speaker(s)

Martin Odersky
@odersky

Martin Odersky is the inventor of the Scala language, a professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a founder of Lightbend. His work concentrates on the fusion of functional and object-oriented programming. He believes the two paradigms are two sides of the same coin, to be unified as much as possible. To prove this, he has worked on a number of language designs, from Pizza to GJ to Functional Nets. He has also influenced the development of Java as a co-designer of Java generics and as the original author of the current javac reference compiler.

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