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

  • 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 Social ... Learn more
  • February 5 · 5:30 PM

    Spark Crash Course

    36 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Update: Thanks to Orbitz for offering to host at the last minute! Others offered to help at the last minute, too, when our original plans fell through. I'm very grateful... Learn more
  • October 22, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    Travis Brown and Kevin Stanton on Finagle

    42 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    For this session, Travis will present an introduction to Finagle, Twitter's toolkit for implementing high-concurrency RPC services, and Kevin Stanton will discuss how... Learn more
  • October 2, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    Software Transactional Memory in Scala

    44 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Marc Saegesser is going to talk about his experiences using STM on a work project. Note: This isn't the 3rd Thursday as usual. Also, we're meeting at a new place this... Learn more
  • June 26, 2014 · 5:30 PM

    ScalaDays Trip Report

    26 Scala Software Developers | 5.00

    Dean Wampler was at ScalaDays in Berlin, 6/16-6/18. He'll talk about what happened and trends in the Scala World. NOTE: This date is the 4th Thursday of the month, not... Learn more
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