Re: [atlanta-scala] Next Meetup Ideas

From: Gabriel C.
Sent on: Thursday, November 19, 2009 4:53 PM
Agree :)

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:50 PM, John Weathers <[address removed]> wrote:
> 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)
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> Gabriel Claramunt
>> >>> Twitter: @gclaramunt
>> >>> Blog: http://gabrielsw....­
>> >>>
>> >>> 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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