Is Programming an Art or Science?

Nilanjan Raychaudhuri | 08:00 – 09:30


Is Programming an Art or Science? Or is it both?

Is writing a program like composing poetry or music? It does give us both emotional and intellectual satisfaction.

Or the most important thing is beautiful code?

Lets find out whether we can find answers for these questions in next hour or so.


Nilanjan is a consultant/trainer and core member of Play framework team. He works for Typesafe. He has more than 12 years of experience managing and developing software solutions in Java, Ruby, Groovy and also in Scala. He is zealous about programming in Scala ever since he got introduced to this beautiful language. He enjoys sharing his experience via talks in various conferences and he is also the author of the “Scala in Action” and upcoming “Play recipes” book.