A software journeyman, Justin Pihoney uses his knowledge to provide developer support at Lightbend. As much as he loves to learn, he also loves to spread his knowledge through teaching and helping others. He has authored three online courses for Pluralsight, including a Spark Fundamentals one, and is one of the top Spark answerers on StackOverflow, and organizes the Pittsburgh Scala meetups.
A Scala Software Engineer specializing in developing high-load backend platforms, Oli Makhasoeva has recently shifted gears and joined 47 Degrees as a Solutions Architect where she is working on a variety of different projects, improving client experience with Scala and Functional Programming (FP). She is the founder and co-organizer of the popular FP Meetup, “Fun(c)” that draws tech experts from around the world for speaking engagements and is a host of the Russian Scala podcast, “Scalalaz”.
In advance of her Scala Days Lausanne talk Develop seamless web services with Mu, we spoke to Oli about her journey from attending her first Scala Days conference to speaking at Scala Days Lausanne in June 2019 and her upcoming talk.
A member of the Scala Team at Lightbend, Eugene Yokota is a maintainer of sbt since 0.13.5. If you are interested in learning about sbt, then Eugene’s talk sbt core concepts at Scala Days Lausanne is for you.
From developing hacking as a hobby to his role as sbt maintainer at Lightbend, we have spoken to Eugene about his background, his passion for Scala and the details of his upcoming talk at Scala Days Lausanne.
A compiler/runtime systems hacker and a Scala enthusiast, Sébastien Doeraene is best known as the author of Scala.js and as an Executive Director of the Scala Center. He holds a PhD from EPFL, having worked under the supervision of Prof. Martin Odersky, and a master’s degree in computer science engineering from Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. Fun fact: when Sébastien is not busy coding, he sings in choirs and a cappella groups such as the Ensemble Vocal Évohé, or composes for said choirs.
In advance of his upcoming talk on Scala.js and WebAssembly at Scala Days Lausanne, we spoke to Sébastien about his Scala path, his role at the Scala Center and how Scala.js became the largest project of his life.
At Scala Days, our sponsors are our partners. We are all in it together, helping developers build the future they are working on in an efficient and fast manner. It’s not the first time Lunatech sponsored Scala Days and we’re excited to see them again, this time at Scala Days Lausanne.
Learn more about the company from its Marketing Manager Antoine Laffez and meet the team on the expo floor this coming June.