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Episode 44 – David Pollak: Scala’s not for the Proletariat, HP TouchPad is resurrected, RSS is poisonous & JavaOne winner!

In today's episode we cover a wide range of topics from David Pollak's (creator of Lift) view that "Scala is only for a certain class of developer", the HP TouchPad gets a second chance(?) and RSS may be extremely poisonous to your productivity (duh?)

Congratulations to Brent Watson!
You are our JavaOne 2011 Conference Pass giveaway winner!

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About the Author

Craig Tataryn started his career as a Visual Basic programmer, but don't hold that against him! The system he helped create was a cutting edge, n-tiered revenue collection system whose transactions per second metric was off the charts! Around the year 2000 he discovered Struts and never looked back. A professional Java developer for close to a decade, Craig has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from Recruiting, Purchase order, Revenue collection and Mortgage systems. More recently Craig has written web services for children's educational toys and has honed his skills on Wicket, SOA and iOS application development. "I love to learn and more importantly I love to teach. Hoarding knowledge is one of the most petty and selfish things you can do, especially as a contractor. This is why I always make it a point to document and share my knowledge with my client's employees"

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