Peter Hilton

Software developer, writer and musician, currently on sabbatical in London (July-December 2014). Available for employment and consulting opportunities from January 2015 onwards.

Software development

Peter’s software development interests are web application development, functional design, agile software development and project management. Peter currently builds web applications using Scala, Play Framework and Slick.


Peter enjoys writing effective technical documentation, for software and projects, and understands how to avoid both too much and too little documentation. Peter co-authored Play for Scala, Manning Publications. From 2005 to 2014, Peter wrote extensively on the Lunatech Blog.


Peter’s blog: software development, cafes, and other curiosities

Speaking & training

Peter has presented at several European developer conferences, including Devoxx, Øredev, Jfokus, Javazone and geecon. Peter is a Typesafe certified trainer for Fast Track to Play with Scala and previously wrote and delivered his own Play Framework 1.2 training course.

Early music

Peter is an experienced amateur early music singer - baritone/bass - focused on renaissance polyphony. Peter sings with quartet Het Retorisch Kwartet and chamber choir Cappella Gabrieli in the Netherlands. In London, he participates in workshops and is available as a guest singer.