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Office Hour with Shadaj Laddad (School)

Shadaj Laddad (School)
Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table D)

Shadaj will be happy to chat about anything from Scala programming to technology in school and random middle school stuff. Bring him questions about:

  • Kids Programming: getting started, available tools, STEM and programming
  • Scala programming, bioinformatics algorithms, and android
  • Web development and game programming
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Shadaj Laddad


Shadaj is a 14 year old who loves to program. He has programmed in Logo, NXT Mindstorms, Ruby, Python, C, Java, and Scala—his favorite. Shadaj hosts his projects on GitHub, and has a educational channel on Youtube. He has presented at Scala Days 2013, Scala Days 2012, and the Bay Area Scala Enthusiast group showing his Scala projects. Besides programming, he likes Math and Science. Shadaj is also an active member of his school community as Student Council President. He loves spreading a love of technology, and started TechTalks—a program that brings guest speakers to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with students at his school. When not doing his school work or programming, he plays guitar, sitar, and games, some of which he created.