Thursday, April 02, 2009

Technology Review: Blogs: TR Editors' blog: The Secret Behind Twitter's Growth

Twitter is dumping Ruby on Rails for Scala (for non-UI concerns)

At the Web2.0 Expo today in San Francisco, Twitter's Alex Payne discussed the technical details of the programming language he hopes can help his company handle the upswing in traffic it's experienced over the past few years. The company is leaving behind a programming language that's caused it much pain in the past, and embracing a new and somewhat obscure language called Scala.

Technology Review: Blogs: TR Editors' blog: The Secret Behind Twitter's Growth

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