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

  • 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 (www.mediamath.com) 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
  • 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
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