Meet other local Software Developers interested in the Scala programming language and tools built on Scala. Discuss the advantages of Scala, such as full support for Object-Oriented and Functional Programming, a succinct syntax, and other improvements over Java. Discuss the pros and cons of Scala compared to other languages.

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Welcome, Chicago-Area Scala Enthusiasts!

Recent Meetups

  • July 23 · 5:30 PM

    The Seductions of Scala

    47 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Interested in Scala? Not sure why it's growing popular? Is it worth switching from your current language of choice? This meeting is a reprise of a "Seductions of Scala"... Learn more
  • May 21 · 5:30 PM

    Actually Using Scalaz

    68 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Marc Saegesser will enlighten us on the mysteries of using Scalaz.
  • April 9 · 5:30 PM

    Introduction to Dependent Types in Scala

    67 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Owein Reese, Senior Engineer @ MediaMath ( will be our speaker and host: Dependent types are all the buzz in academia but they have practical uses in... Learn more
  • March 30 · 5:30 PM

    Highlights Reel of ScalaDays

    36 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    ScalaDays is the Scala conference of the year - the centre of gravity for the Scala ecosystem. This year's ScalaDays in San Francisco promises to be illuminating with... Learn more
  • March 5 · 5:30 PM

    Intro to Play

    46 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Our long-time member David Orme will introduce us to the Play framework, which provides a Rails-like experience for building full-stack web applications. Sprout SocialĀ ... Learn more
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