10:45 AM Sunday
Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 8th and 9th, 2011.session

Scala and Lift Introduction, and TalkingPuffin Web: A Scala Lift Webapp


About This Session

Learn about Scala and Lift from two committers to the Lift web framework project, Indrajit Raychaudhuri and Dave Briccetti.<p><p> No Scala or Lift experience is needed, but programming experience would be helpful.<p> Indrajit, who just gave a talk on Lift at JavaOne, will introduce Scala and Lift. Then Dave will present an open source Web application for Twitter, TalkingPuffin Web. Some topics from Dave's presentation:</p> <ul> <li>A small Scala wrapper around the Java Twitter library, Twitter4J <li>Generating Web page XML constructs using functional features <li>A Lift widget for the Flot jQuery plotting library, with new pan and zoom support <li>Word frequency counting, for finding often-used words, and frequently @mentioned screen names <li>Using Scala functional features to analyze Tweets <li>Ajax and Comet with Lift <li>Running under Jetty and Tomcat </ul> <p> Here’s a look at TalkingPuffin Web from the outside: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AUw04qkP0Q

Time: 10:45 AM Sunday    Room: 4203 

The Speaker(s)

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Dave Briccetti

Software developer , Dave Briccetti Software LLC

Software developer and computer programming teacher for grades 3–12.