Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 3rd and 4th, 2009session
Scala On Your Phone: Mobile Development with Less Suck
About This Session
Mobile development sounds sexy -- at first. The appeal can start wearing off when you start getting bogged by Cocoa+Objective-C or Android+Java. The open architecture of the Android platforms gives you alternatives, namely Scala. See how the expressiveness of Scala can breathe in new life to mobile development and how functional programming paradigms are well suited to mobile development.