Scala On Your Phone: Mobile Development with Less Suck
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.
I am an Android engineer at Bump Technologies. Prior to working at Bump, I worked on mobile apps at eBay. I'm also the co-author of Android in Practice.
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