Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 5th and 6th 2013session
Type Classes in Scala Explained
About This Session
The notion of type class is shrouded in a mystery. Even people that use it mostly cannot explain what it is. In this talk I explain type classes in simple terms, give examples, show how it is elegantly presented in Scala and give more examples.
Born in Russia. Mathematician by education, programmer by profession and hobby. Spent 7 years at Borland, over 3 years at Google. Currently an avid Scala programmer. Also I teach Logic at Santa Clara University.