Strange Loop

A Taxonomy of Scala

A 50 minute tour of all of the more esoteric concepts people new to Scala will hear in the community, covering topics such as actors, functional programming, Type Theory and Category Theory. This is a real-world explanation of what these concepts mean, with examples of how they're used.

Jamie Allen

Jamie Allen


Jamie Allen has over 18 years of experience delivering enterprise solutions across myriad industries, platforms, environments and languages. He has been developing enterprise applications with Scala since 2009, primarily using Actors for fault tolerance and managing concurrency at scale.