Northeast Scala Symposium

Michael Pilquist

Michael Pilquist is the author of many functional open source libraries including FS2 and Scodec and he's a maintainer of many others including Cats, Cats Effect, and Skunk. He's also the author of the second edition of Functional Programming in Scala ("the red book"). Michael is an Engineering Fellow at Comcast where he works on video systems.

Functional Programming in Scala in 2023

Abstract - The Red Book influenced the way we write functional programs in Scala. The second edition of the book was published in 2023, updating the material to take advantage of Scala 3 features. In this talk, we'll look at how Scala 3 has simplified functional programming.