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Room 2 - General Sessions

Wednesday May 16th, 14:30-15:15

ABAP and Scala - How SAP embraces Scala an...

About this Talk

Not only does SAP use Scala in an increasing number of projects, SAP is also a member of the Scala Center and shifts from being a classical software vendor to one that embraces open source. At the Innovation Center in Potsdam, we are at the forefront of this development.

In this talk, we will explain our uses for Scala and our reasoning behind it. We share our experiences using Scala and Scala technologies within a large corporation that is moving towards open source technologies.

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experience exchange


Thomas Martin Gawlitza

Thomas Gawlitza holds a PhD in computer science from the Technical University Munich. At SAP, he is responsible for the development of a Scala-based SDK for writing business applications. Thomas also serves as SAP's representative in the Scala Center advisory board.

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