ScalaX2gether Community Day

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Saturday, 16th December in London

5 experts spoke.

About the Event

The Community Day will follow 2 power packed days at Scala eXchange!

ScalaX2gether is a friendly place where you can get involved in Scala open source. Come along to meet new people, learn new things, and contribute to your favourite Scala projects.

It doesn't matter whether you've been coding Scala for three months or three years---there will be something for everyone. You don't even have to have attended Scala Exchange to participate.

You Control the Content

The event will be a single day in an unconference/hack day format. The full set of sessions and topics will be decided on the day, so bring your ideas and enthusiasm with you! Example sessions include:

  • Hacking on new and established open source projects

  • Docsprees and non-technical sessions

  • Workshops and explorations of FP ideas, concepts, and libraries

  • Round-table discussions on technical and non-technical topics

How It Works

We'll start with a series of introductions and invite all attendees to do 1 to 5 minute pitches for sessions they would like to attend or host. We'll collaboratively work out a timetable and then split off to attend the sessions that interest us. Here's a rough timetable:

  • 9am - Doors open , Registration & Welcome Refreshments

  • 10am - Introductions and session pitches

  • 10.30am - Schedule published, sessions start

  • 12.30pm - Lunch

  • 13.30pm - Sessions resume

  • 16.00pm - Drinks at SpaceBar

  • 17.00pm - #ScalaX2gether 2017 Wraps!

Highlights and Expected Projects

We have started a GitHub repo to collect ideas for projects, talks, workshops, and round table discussions.

We've had some specific session proposals. These will be available as options when we collaboratively decide on the programme:

  • Travis Brown - A tour of Typelevel by way of Circe

  • Greg Dorrell - Fullstack Scala with Play and Scala.js

  • Raul Raja Martinez - Building Purely Functional Microservices

  • Paulo Siqueira - Learning Scala with Minecraft Mods

  • Heiko Seeberger - Whirlwind Tour of Akka Typed

  • More TBC soon!

How Much Does A ticket Cost?

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

We expect demand for places to be high. Please do not sign up unless you are certain you will be able to attend.

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

We make no claims to ownership over any type of intellectual property you may use at the hackathon, including trademarks, copyrights, and patentable ideas.

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Day 1: Saturday 16th 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 Room Name: ALT Room Name: CMD Room Name: TAB Track 4 - Breakout Area

Doors Open - Registration & Refreshments


Introductions & Session Pitches


Workshop: Learning Scala with Minecraft Mods

Paulo Siqueira

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Workshop: Building Purely Functional Microservices

Raul Raja Martinez

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Workshop: Whirlwind Tour of Akka Typed

Heiko Seeberger

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


Lunch Break


Workshop: A tour of Typelevel by way of Circe

Travis Brown

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Workshop: Fullstack Scala with Play and Scala.js With Greg Dorrell

Greg Dorrell

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


Drinks at SpaceBar!


#ScalaX2gether 2017 Wraps!


Hold tight, skillscasts coming soon!


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