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For people interested in a functional programming conference in SA. - Hi all, I setup a Google Group (https://groups.google.com/for­um/?hl=en#!forum/fun-conf-za) to gauge interest in SA for running a tech conference themed around FP. Please join if you are interested or think you can help organise it. Guillaume. Guillaume B. Oct 10, 2014 10:16 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Scala for the impatient (part deux): tooling and more Scala features - Hi all, I am terribly sorry, but I had to cancel next week's meetup due to a clash in the family calendar (basically I don't want to leave the kids home alone while I got out to code and eat pizzas). So we are going to have to re-schedu Guillaume B. Oct 3, 2014 6:54 PM
Re: [Scala-Jozi] Anybody reading the Functional Programming in Scala book? - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Guillaume B. Sep 22, 2014 9:59 AM
Re: [Scala-Jozi] Anybody reading the Functional Programming in Scala book? - Thanks Guillaume, I bought that book a while ago, but Andre R. Sep 22, 2014 9:12 AM
Anybody reading the Functional Programming in Scala book? - Guillaume B. Sep 22, 2014 8:20 AM
Awesome resource for learning the Apache Spark framework through a set of exercises. - Hi Scalers, Take a look at: https://github.com/deanwam­pler/spark-workshop Dean Wampler works for Typesafe and he is their big-data guru. He's put together a set of quick exercises to learn how to use the Spark framework for data analyt Guillaume B. Sep 8, 2014 9:00 AM
Meetup details changed: Scala for the impatient (part deux): tooling and more Scala features - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Scala-Jo­zi/events/204884662/ When : Monday, October 6,[masked]:30 PM Guillaume B. Sep 6, 2014 5:25 PM
What is next for Scala Jozi? - Preview not available Guillaume B. Aug 5, 2014 12:14 PM
Spark meetup postponed.. - Hi all, The meetup initially scheduled for the 1st monday of July had to be postponed due to Adam being out the country for business. I will let you know when we've found a suitable date. In the mean-time if anyone would like to present Guillaume B. Jun 5, 2014 1:59 PM
Lambda Luminaries poll. - Preview not available Guillaume B. Mar 25, 2014 10:12 AM
Scala position at Jemstep (Sandton, Johannesburg). - Preview not available Guillaume B. Mar 12, 2014 10:13 AM
Idea for a Scala symposium. - Preview not available Guillaume B. Mar 8, 2014 3:42 PM
Meetup details changed: Datomic - 'Functional' Databases - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Scala-Jo­zi/events/153787992/ When : Monday, March 3,[masked]:30 PM Guillaume B. Feb 21, 2014 9:22 AM
Scala Development Engineer Position at Allan Gray (CPT) - Hi All, There appears to be a Scala dev opportunity with Allan Gray on a contract basis. I was contacted by their Head of IT, Craig Sales and a number of recruiter this morning. You could probably contact Craig directly or the following recruiter Mitchell Wong H. Feb 14, 2014 6:12 PM
RE: [Scala-Jozi] Scala Jozi news. - body{font-family:Helvetica,Arial;­font-size:13px} Guillaume B. Jan 15, 2014 9:03 AM
RE: [Scala-Jozi] Scala Jozi news. - Preview not available Sonja van der W. Jan 14, 2014 9:45 PM
Scala Jozi news. - Preview not available Guillaume B. Jan 14, 2014 10:35 AM
Contact details for Kotive. - Hi all, If you would like to know more, you can contact Hendrik Rust at Kotive directly. Here are his details: email: [address removed] Mobile / [masked] Skype / hendrik.rust His company is based in the Western Cape, but they have an Guillaume B. Oct 31, 2013 10:54 AM
Kotive looking for a Scala developer in SA. - Hi all, I just got an email from Hendrik Rust the co-founder of Kotive (http://www.kotive.com). Hendrik is currently looking for a Scala developer (based in SA) to join their team. Kotive is a REST web service based on Scala, Akka, Spray, Slick Guillaume B. Oct 30, 2013 6:56 PM
Topic for the next meetup. - 'Hi all, I've added a poll so you can vote for the next topic: http://www.meetup.com/S­cala-Jozi/polls/927872/ If you want to talk about something else, let me know and I will add it. I will keep the voting open till the end of Guillaume B. Oct 14, 2013 7:21 AM
Re: [Scala-Jozi] Topics, presenters and sponsorship. - Hi Guillaume, I have an "Introduction to Functional Programming" talk that I can present. It is not specific to Scala, the examples are mostly in Haskell and Python, but the FP basics may be of interes Andreas P. Oct 8, 2013 10:30 AM
Re: [Scala-Jozi] Topics, presenters and sponsorship. - Hi, Firstly apologies for missing last night. Work and the weather were completely against me. I'll be more than willing to present something. Just name what you want me to cover. My list of potential topics could be: Gary P. Oct 8, 2013 9:53 AM
Topics, presenters and sponsorship. - Hi all, I am looking for presenters who are interested in talking about the Scala topic of their choice (no matter how advanced or basic) at our next Scala meetups. The group is pretty friendly, so you can talk about anything (well, as long as Guillaume B. Oct 8, 2013 8:11 AM
Another awesome Scala course on Coursera - Hi all, Martin Oderski is doing a follow up to his functional programming in Scala course. Check it out: https://www.coursera.org/­course/reactive This one is about technique for building reactive, async, event-driven systems. T Guillaume B. Aug 28, 2013 11:09 AM
Scala course on Coursera - Hi all, Martin Odersky is running his Scala course on Coursera again, starting mid september. More info at: https://www.coursera.org/c­ourse/progfun I did it last year and really enjoyed it. It's all free. Guilla Guillaume B. Aug 22, 2013 5:58 PM
Schedule changes. - Hi all, I have family visiting for a month (and looming deadlines at work) so I am going to take a short break from meetup duties. The next meetup is on testing, and it will take place on the 7th of October at JoziHub. Guillaume. Guillaume B. Aug 21, 2013 11:06 AM
Re: [Scala-Jozi] Github repository for the Scala Koans meetup. - Hi, Please note that the project by default configured my scala compiler (in IntelliJ)  to target JVM version 1.7 I am guessing it got it from this argument to the scala-maven-plugin in the pom Andre R. Aug 12, 2013 4:40 PM
Github repository for the Scala Koans meetup. - Hi all, I created a simple Maven project containing some ScalaTest tests which are meant to illustrate one simple thing at a time. You can find the repository at: https://github.com/kafecho­/scala-koans. There are also some instructions Guillaume B. Aug 9, 2013 4:11 PM
Re: [Scala-Jozi] Topics, presenters, etc... - Just give me a topic and I'll whip something up. Fair warning though - I'm not a fan of the OO side of scala, so anything I talk about will have a strong FP flavor to it. Gary P. Aug 2, 2013 9:54 AM
Topics, presenters, etc... - Hi all, As you may have noticed, I've added a raft of topics for yet to be scheduled meetups. Please let me know if there is anything in particular you want to cover or -even better- if you would like to present about something. Have a Guillaume B. Aug 2, 2013 8:06 AM
Reminder: voting for your Scala day. - Hi, If you have not had a chance yet, please vote for your most convenient Scala meetup day. http://www.meetup.com/Scala-Jo­zi/polls/872302/ I will be closing the poll by the end of business today. Happy voting. G Guillaume B. Aug 2, 2013 7:53 AM

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