Tapad’s Dag Liodden and Jeff Olchovy to Speak at Scala Days 2017 Conferences

From left to right: Dag Liodden, CTO and co-founder; Jeff Olchovy, staff software engineer

We’re excited to announce that Tapad’s co-founder and CTO Dag Liodden and Principal Software Engineer Jeff Olchovy are set to present at Scala Days Chicago and Copenhagen 2017!

Liodden will address the importance of building a company on Scala, including lessons learned from Tapad’s decision to utilize the programming language in the company’s early stages of growth. This includes:

  • The challenges for Scala teams during ongoing development and approaches to how to resolve those issues

  • How Scala can deliver high-quality code at high velocity

  • Thoughts on the future of Scala

Olchovy will discuss how to regain productivity by utilizing the Scala tool sbt, in addition to finding new ways to utilize sbt beyond its building tool functionality. Additionally, he will address best practices to apply in order to improve overall productivity.

Tapad is also a member of The Scala Center Advisory Board with Liodden appointed as our company’s representative, continuing our commitment to expanding and supporting the Scala global community.

Scala Days 2017 is scheduled in Chicago on April 18-21, 2017 and in Copenhagen, May 30-June 2, 2017.

Find more information about Scala Days 2017 here.