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Scalatron Hackathon at Originate in SF

Scalatron is a free, open-source programming game in which bots, written in Scala, compete in a virtual arena for energy and survival. This is a friendly tournament (except for killing your neighbor's bot) and a great way to learn or grow in Scala.

Just bring your laptop and an empty stomach, you don't even need Scala installed as everything is compiled on the server.

Schedule

5:30 - Arrival / Networking / Eat hot pizza
6:00 - Start building bot
8:00 - Kill all humans / start competition
8:30 – Decompress /network / eat cold pizza

Please tag tweets with #scalasv.

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  • Adrian K.

    Fun concept, very engaging.

    September 28, 2012

  • Glenn L.

    Where do you recommend we park?

    September 26, 2012

    • John G.

      I was going to park at the Caltrain station or the BART station.

      September 27, 2012

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