Re: [atlanta-scala] Next Meetup Ideas

From: Gabriel C.
Sent on: Monday, November 16, 2009 11:21 AM
If we're doing multi-topic, I can volunteer to do a small presentation
about DSLs, and let you have ScalaCheck one :)


On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 8:39 AM, John Weathers <[address removed]> wrote:
> Charles,
> We're all fairly new to Scala with the exception of Lex at this point, so
> we're all "unqualified". :)
> That said, I think that would be great if you could share with us a
> mini-talk on your experiences with currying and creating new control
> structures. It's personally one of the aspects of the language that stuck
> out for me when reading the Artima book, and I for one would be interested
> in seeing some examples of it in practice!
> Cheers,
> John
>
> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 7:59 PM, Charles Abbott <[address removed]>
> wrote:
>>
>> I would echo the interest in seeing a DSL implemented in Scala.? The
>> circuits example in the Odersky book left me wanting to see more.
>>
>> As far as contributing, I feel pretty unqualified to do a whole talk, but
>> I could demonstrate the use of currying to create new control structures,
>> which is something I've played around with in a personal project.
>>
>> On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Gabriel Claramunt
>> <[address removed]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Just to throw some ideas:
>>> If we keep in the tools/frameworks avenue, I would like to know more
>>> about sbt and/or ScalaCheck/ScalaTest­/Specs.
>>> One hot topic: domain specific languages. External ones with parser
>>> combinators and embedded ones just using the language.
>>> (Probably embedded DSLs are simpler, maybe we can pick one domain and
>>> try together to create a lang for that in some kind of DSL workshop)
>>> And I always enjoy higher order/ functional tricks.
>>>
>>> I don't have much deep knowledge but I can volunteer to present some
>>> of those topics
>>>
>>> On a side note, if the Holiday Inn is the same were the AJUG meets, is
>>> not really downtown but I-285 exit 30 (but is not a bad location,
>>> specially after the rush hour is over)
>>>
>>>
>>> --
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>>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 7:40 PM, John Weathers <[address removed]>
>>> wrote:
>>> > The next Scala Meetup will tentatively be on December 3. At this point,
>>> > it
>>> > is still open what topic/activity will have for next time.
>>> > Please send me an email and let me know if you have any ideas that you
>>> > would
>>> > like to see presented/discussed or if you have would like to make a
>>> > presentation to the group next time.
>>> > Also, we may be meeting at the Holiday Inn downtown where the Atlanta
>>> > Java
>>> > Users Group meets as they have kindly offered to sponsor a room and
>>> > projector for us there although details remain fuzzy at the moment.
>>> >
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