Dean WamplerScala fanboi and co-author of "Programming Scala"
Dean Wampler is a software engineer at DRW Trading in Chicago. Dean co-wrote "Programming Scala" (O'Reilly, 2009) and he is a guest editor for the forthcoming IEEE Software special issue on "Multiparadigm Programming". Besides expertise in Scala, Dean has contributed to open source projects in Ruby and Java. Dean spends a lot of time thinking about the effective use of functional and object-oriented programming. He sometimes lurks around Erlang programmers. When not programming, Dean can be found on mountain trails, wherever he can find them.