Re: [lsug] London Scala UG - October Update

From: Chris K.
Sent on: Sunday, October 9, 2011 11:32 PM
Hi Andy,

Where is Chris's talk, sounds interesting?


Chris Kelly

On 09/10/2011, Andy Hicks <[address removed]> wrote:
> Hi
> Firstly, a big thanks to Chris for last months user group talk and finally
> showing me that scalaz is not just for the ultra-functional wing of Scala
> and does have some practical use after all :-). If you missed it or just
> want to see it all again the video is now online at
> October highlight (and this week) has to be Scala
> LiftOff<http://skillsmatt...­
> there is talks by David Pollak, Tim Perrett, Graham Tackley, Phil
> Bagwell,Iulian Dragos and Miles Sabin in the mornings and an open conference
> style afternoon. If work, etc will not let you spend the whole day then
> there is also a couple of user group events on Tuesday and Thursday so could
> can see what you're missing or just to catch up with all the latest Scala
> news over a beer at the Slaughtered Lamb afterwards.
> For the November talk we have kind of hijacked Brendan McAdams (from
> MongoDB) 'in the brain' talk at SkillsMatter. Due to Brendan's limited free
> evenings (he's only on London for a limited time) he has agreed to modify
> his talk so that it is much more (or entirely) Scala and we will use that. (
> page will be added soon)
> Events
> October
> 11 David Pollak - Lift: It's Different,
> Baby<http://skillsmatt...­)
> 12 David Pollak's Lift
> Basics<http://skillsmatt...;­(£)
> 12 Rob Harrop - Is the Future
> Functional?<http://skillsmatt...­)
> (not Scala but sounds interest)
> 13 Tim Perrett Scala Helix
> <http://skillsmatt...­)
> 13-14 Scala LiftOff London
> 2011<http://skillsmatt...;­(£)
> 20 Scala Coding Dojo <http://www.meetup...;­
> (FREE)
> 31-2 JAXLondon 2011 <http://jaxlondon....;­ (£)
> November
> 17 Scala Coding Dojo
> <http://www.meetup...­)
> 24 Brendan McAdams - MongoDB and
> Scala<http://skillsmatt...;­(£)
> December
> 2 Progressive Scala
> Tutorials<http://skillsmatt...;­(£)
> 12 Miles Sabin's Advanced Scala
> Development<http://skillsmatt...;­(£)
> 15 Heiko Seeberger's Fast Track to
> Scala<http://skillsmatt...;­(£)
> 15 Scala Coding Dojo <http://www.meetup...;­
> (FREE)
> Finally, as always, big thanks to TIMGroup (formerly YouDevise) and
> SkillsMatter for helping with place for us to meet.
> ps: In the non-scala section, anybody interested in DBs,AI or Machine
> Learning. Stanford University is running a online couse starting 10th Oct
> for ten weeks at <;­
> <http://www.db-cla...;­ and there is a london study group
> <;­

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