Scala in real life project

Foursquare is a fast growing service that back in July 2009 both the Washington Post and Mashable were tipping as a potential “breakout hit” or “next Twitter”.

With a rapidly growing base of hundreds of thousands of users Harry Heymann at Foursquare decided to move all the services to Scala/Lift based servers.

Harry Heymann explained that the migration to Scala/Lift took just 3 months.

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