Global Names is happy to welcome a new member – Alexander Myltsev (@alexander-myltsev on GitHub). Alexander is of parboiled2 fame. Parboiled2 is a Parsing Expressed Grammar parser for Scala, and it did originate from Alex’ code which he wrote as a Google Summer of Code participant in 2013.

Alexander Myltsev

Alexander lives in Moscow and currently works on a port of biodiversity parser to Scala; the project is called gnparser. The new parser is compatible with Java, JRuby, Jython and everything else written for Java virtual machine environment. When the parser is ready it will be the basis of a new Scala-based collection of GN tools.

Alexander had been working with us for a few months now, but I had been waiting with the announcement until major paperwork hurdles were solved.