The Web Platform
March 7–8, 2016: Training
March 8–10, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Paul Draper

Paul Draper
Senior Developer, Lucid Software


Paul Draper is a senior software developer and team lead at Lucid Software, where he works on visual, interactive, and high-performance office applications on the Web. Paul believes that every traditional desktop computing task will one day be done better on the Web due to its cross-platform, ubiquitous, and collaborative nature. A self-described “language nut,” he has a strong interest in languages, frameworks, and toolchains that get out of the way of creating awesome experiences.


3:00pm–3:30pm Wednesday, 03/09/2016
Cross-platforming Club Room
Paul Draper (Lucid Software)
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Web apps are complex and comprised of many technologies. It can be difficult to simultaneously scale large server and client codebases. Scala is an expressive, performant language that can now run in your browser as well as on the JVM. Paul Draper explains how Scala's presence on the two most ubiquitous runtimes greatly assists web developers. Read more.