In recent years, Scala has been gaining traction amongst Java developers. They choose Scala as a compelling alternative for the Java language itself. Amongst its many qualities, Scala runs on the JVM, introduces many interesting new language concepts, and makes it relatively easy to reuse existing Java code. None of the qualities are unique to Scala per se, but the fact remains that Scala is getting more and more interest, perhaps because of its type-safe nature (as opposed to the many dynamic language alternatives available on the JVM).
In this session, we introduce the Spring Scala project, aimed at making it easier to use Spring in Scala. Topics that we cover in this session are: