Scala Adopted For Use within the ZK Framework, the ZK Scala Project

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Scala is recognized as a growing language in the enterprise space with its adoption at Twitter and commercial backing. Combine ZK’s established enterprise productivity track record and its penetration in over one hundred Fortune 500 companies with Scala’s concise nature and you have a winning formula.

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The aim of ZK Scala is to increase developer productivity using the excellent ZK Framework and Scala language

Scala is recognized as a growing language in the enterprise space with its adoption at Twitter and commercial backing. Combine ZK’s established enterprise productivity track record and its penetration in over one hundred Fortune 500 companies with Scala’s concise nature and you have a winning formula.

Scala is a general purpose programming language designed to express common programming patterns in a concise, elegant, and type-safe way. It smoothly integrates features of object-oriented and functional languages, enabling Java and other programmers to be more productive. Code sizes are typically reduced by a factor of two to three when compared to an equivalent Java application.

ZK is a highly productive Java framework for building amazing enterprise web and mobile applications. With its ground breaking Server+client Fusion architecture, ZK provides the extreme productivity and security of event-driven server architecture that developers value while enabling fine grained control at the client.

Scala is recognized as a growing language in the enterprise space with its adoption at Twitter and commercial backing. The last 2 years has seen a significant rise in adoption and available job opportunities.

Combine ZK’s established enterprise track record as the most productive Ajax framework and its penetration in over one hundred Fortune 500 companies with Scala’s concise nature and you have a winning formula.

“ZK Scala is a collection of examples and utility classes which help Scala and ZK integration.” said Timothy Clare, ZK Scala creator. “The aim of ZK Scala is to increase developer productivity using the excellent ZK Framework and Scala language.”

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ZK Scala Documentation

About Potix:
Potix Corporation develops and supports ZK, the #1 server-side Ajax framework.
Innovation is the most driving force behind Potix. Potix delivers the first Ajax framework to support Java and Android phones, the first embeddable Ajax spreadsheet, and the first to synergize the power of pure Java, markup and scripting languages.

ZK has more than 1,500,000 downloads since its first release in late 2005. ZK is deployed in over one hundred Fortune Global 500 companies, including Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Sony, Swiss RE, Societe Generale, Lloyds TSB, Oracle, Bank of America and Toyota, providing them with the ability to rapidly create rich Ajax enterprise level applications.

About Scala
Scala is a general purpose programming language designed to express common programming patterns in a concise, elegant, and type-safe way. It smoothly integrates features of object-oriented and functional languages, enabling Java and other programmers to be more productive. Code sizes are typically reduced by a factor of two to three when compared to an equivalent Java application.

Many existing companies who depend on Java for business critical applications are turning to Scala to boost their development productivity, applications scalability and overall reliability. Companies using Scala include LinkedIn, EDFT, Twitter, Novell, the Guardian, Xebia, Xerox, FourSquare, Sony, Siemens, Thatcham, OPower, GridGain, AppJet and Reaktor.

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