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Re: [atlanta-scala] Next Meetup Ideas

From: John W.
Sent on: Thursday, November 19, 2009 4:50 PM
Just to re-iterate and make sure we're all in agreement before I create a new Meetup date:

1) I will be presenting ScalaTest
2) Gabriel will give a small presentation on DSLs
3) Charles will give a small presentation on using currying to create custom control structures

If we can think of some other stuff, we can add them on to the list time permitting.

If I don't hear back from anyone, I'm listing the above three as the main events for now and creating the new Meetup event first thing tomorrow.

Cheers,

John

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Gabriel Claramunt <[address removed]> wrote:
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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