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Scala Creator Martin Odersky and Creator of Spring Rod Johnson to Deliver Keynotes at Fourth Annual Scala Days Conference

April 22, 2013

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NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - Typesafe, the company empowering developers to build high performance applications, today announced the final schedule for Scala Days 2013, NYC. The conference, set to take place June 10-12th at the historic Hudson Theater in New York City, attracts top developers from around the world. Martin Odersky, Scala creator and Chief Architect and Chairman of Typesafe, will be delivering the opening keynote, with a guest keynote from Rod Johnson, co-founder of SpringSource.

"The fantastic speaker lineup demonstrates how quickly Scala has become the go-to language for developers looking to build the most advanced, reactive and sophisticated applications," said Martin Odersky. "I'm honored to deliver the opening keynote, 'Scala with Style,' and excited to hear the latest from the community."

In addition to Martin Odersky and Rod Johnson's keynote addresses, some session highlights include 13-year-old Shadaj Laddad's presentation, "Fun Programming in Scala: Games, Algorithms, and Apps," and Quantifind Scala Developer, Ryan LeCompte's "Confessions of a Ruby Developer Whose Heart Was Stolen by Scala." Other notable presenters include the leading experts and Scala users from companies such as Typesafe, Cake Solutions, The Broad Institute and NICTA.

Select Sponsors of Scala Days include:

Platinum

Gilt Groupe

Novus

Pellucid Analytics

Gold

New Relic

Tapad

VMware

Silver

10gen

Escalate Software

Pozitron

Skills Matter

Tindr

For more information and to register for Scala Days, please visit Scaladays.org

About Typesafe

Typesafe empowers developers to create rich, scalable and reactive web applications. The Typesafe open source technologies, including the Play web framework, Akka runtime and Scala programming language, help developers deliver amazing Big Data, NoSQL, web apps, and mobile apps. The Typesafe Subscription ensures success through production support, training and consulting. Typesafe's services and technologies are used by the world's most innovative companies such as Klout, Workday and Gilt Groupe.

Led by Mark Brewer, Martin Odersky and Jonas Bonér, the Typesafe team is defining the future of applications on the JVM. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Switzerland and Sweden, the company is backed by Greylock Partners, Shasta Ventures and Juniper Networks.

For more information about Typesafe, please visit www.typesafe.com