ScalaX2gether Community Day 2018

Topics covered at #ScalaX2gether

Saturday, 15th December at CodeNode, London

5 experts. will be speaking. Starts at 10:00 AM.


We're excited to announce ScalaX2gether, to be held on Saturday 15th December at Skills Matter's home, CodeNode. #ScalaX2gether is organised by Skills Matter and the Community. Together, we will host a day-long event with a few workshops and challenges.

Following two days of awesome fun at Scala eXchange 2018, jump in right away with the latest technology on hand, join fellow ScalaX attendees and some of the most talented coders and experts, for ScalaX2gether and create something amazing!

ScalaX2gether will provide the perfect opportunity to collaborate with members of Skills Matter community, taking part in challenges. With industry experts available across the day and with a number of workshops taking place, join us to complete a set of challenges based around ScalaX. You can come along with your own team, but it's also cool if you're on your own - we will be putting together teams on Saturday!

Programme for the Event

Saturday 15th December: 10am to 6pm

We'll start with a series of introductions from our hosts who will discuss the challenges set. Where we'll invite all attendees create teams and decide upon sessions they would like to attend. We'll then split off to attend the sessions that interest us.

Programme for the day can be found here.

ScalaBridge Coding Session

This workshop is intended to reach out to women, non-binary people, and all underrepresented populations who are interested in learning Scala.

In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of functional programming in Scala, a powerful programming language. By the end of the day, you'll have built several doodles using Creative Scala, have a basic understanding of functional programming, and a grasp of Scala fundamentals.

Previous programming experience is NOT required.


ScalaX2gether will be hosted at CodeNode, Skills Matter's community venue, which features plenty of spaces to collaborate and work on projects. CodeNode features fast and reliable WIFI, all spaces come with plenty of sockets, whiteboards.

CodeNode's 9 metre long 'spacebar' will water and feed you throughout the day.

We look forward to welcoming everyone at CodeNode!

How much does a ticket cost?

This is a free community event. There will be no charge for entry.

Code of Conduct

Skills Matter is delighted to welcome you to the event and appreciate you as an integral part of our community whose contributions are invaluable. Our Code of Conduct is a guideline and promise to all members of our community.

Content Disclaimer

Skills Matter makes no claims to ownership over any type of intellectual property you may use at the event, including trademarks, copyrights, and patentable ideas.

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Day 1: Saturday 15th December

Join us for these fun hands-on workshops or share your own project ideas to work on! Schedule is still subject to changes

Track CMD ALT SHIFT TAB Breakout Area - Improv Sessions

Doors Open - Registration & Refreshments


Introductions, Session Pitches & ScalaBridge Opening


Workshop: Getting Started With Fury!

Jon Pretty

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Workshop: Functional DB access in Scala with Doobie

Albert Pastrana

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Workshop: Scala with Cats

Dave Gurnell

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ScalaBridge: Learn Scala!

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Feel free to share your workshop ideas or work on your own individual projects!

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Workshop: Meet Akka gRPC

Renato Cavalcanti

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Workshop: Type-Oriented Programming: Building and Using Libraries for Self-Assembling Programs

Jeremy Smith

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ScalaBridge: Keep Learning Scala!

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Feel free to share your workshop ideas or work on your own individual projects!

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Free Hacking and Individual Projects continue


ScalaBridge Closing Talk and Retrospective


Drinks at SpaceBar!


#ScalaX2gether 2018 Wraps!



CodeNode is the UK's largest venue dedicated to Technology events and was designed to provide a space for Skills Matter's community of software professionals to come together and enjoy meetups, conferences, training and networking events. With fantastic transport links and located in the heart of London's Tech City, Codenode welcomes thousands of engineers each year, who come together to learn and share skills, exoerience and collaborate on projects.

CodeNode features six dedicated event spaces, a large break-out area, complete with fully-licensed bar, reliable wifi, plenty of power sockets, and 6 dedicated event and collaboration spaces.



10 South Place, London, EC2M 7EB, GB

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