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Meetup @ Twitter - Hi All, We have a great meetup planned for August 29th at Twitter HQ. To attend in addition to RSVP on meetup we need you to register here also as required by twitter for you to attend at their HQ: Salar R. Aug 22, 2019 5:47 PM
Upgrade your Future with John A De Goes meetup on July 29th - Hi All, We are excited to be hosting John A De Goes who is visiting from out of town on July 29th. Hope everyone can make it. https:// Salar R. Jul 15, 2019 7:58 AM
Thursday Meetup at Credit Karma - We're excited to run the next meetup with Credit Karma, on Distributed GraphQL for Enterprise Systems, on 3/14. RSVP by Wednesday 3/13 as security will have to check your ID and the list will be closed on Thursday! Alexy K. Mar 11, 2019 11:55 AM
Last Chance to join us at Scale By the Bay 2018! - Scale by the Bay begins on Thursday at Twitter, and the workshop with Cliff Click precedes it on Wednesday at Capital One.  This is our best program ever.  You can still join us while there are a f Alexy K. Nov 13, 2018 12:52 PM
Shadaj will present Slinky, typesafe Scala+React tonight! - We're excited to add a 3rd talk to our pre-Scale By the Bay meetup tonight, hosted by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure team in Oakland. Shadaj is presenting Slinky, the typesafe Scala interface to React.  Really looking forward to learn how to buil Alexy K. Nov 8, 2018 8:52 AM
PLT nerdout TONIGHT: Scala Meta with Max Ovsankin and Eugene Burmako at Orange! - Folks -- I want to make sure you remember that tonight we have a great talk by Max Ovsankin, an undergrad at UC Berkeley who worked as an intern with Eugene Burmako group at Twitter. Eugene is the lead on language tools at Twitter and the creat Alexy K. Oct 30, 2018 1:38 PM
Do you want to be a better Software Engineer? - Folks -- Scale By the Bay, our flagship yearly conference, is rapidly approaching.  Martin Odersky keynotes, and we're adding new talks on Reasonable Scala, AI infrastructure for self-driving cars, strongly typed Deep Learning, and more -- see the ful Alexy K. Oct 26, 2018 12:07 PM
New AI-focused talks/panels at Scale By the Bay 2018 - Folks -- our flagship yearly gathering,, is fast approaching, and the program is bursting at the seems with amazing talks.  We close all the gaps with the strongest additions, many related to AI that is fed by our favorite dat Alexy K. Oct 16, 2018 11:52 AM
Upcoming Events of Interest - Folks -- there are great sister events taking place on our coast and Up North that we wanted to share, from us and our friends. Scale By the Bay -- with three tracks, three days, and 100+ speakers, it is our flagsh Alexy K. Sep 7, 2018 2:42 PM
Scala Meetup Slack - Hi All, So we can keep in touch better I have created a Slack community for techies based in San Francisco Bay Area. Salar R. Sep 7, 2018 8:36 AM
Company Partners needed for Scale By the Bay Bespoke Training, 11/13-14 - Folks -- as you know, we rarely do training, but when we do, the whole world learns.  SMACK Stack started out as our SBTB 2015 all-day, bring-home-a-backend training, and we continued the tradition in 2016 at Data By the Bay and in 2017 with the Istio Alexy K. Aug 29, 2018 3:42 PM
Only 20% of the Early Bird passes are left for Scale By the Bay! - Every year, gains momentum, but we have not seen such a rate of registrations during the Early Bird timespan year.  It ends on August 31 or when these passes sold out, and we only have 20% left.  This is the best deal there i Alexy K. Aug 22, 2018 1:25 PM
Upcoming meetups: 3/29 at Twitter and 4/10 at Medium - Folks -- please note that we moved the Medium meetup to 4/10, so our next meetup is at Twitter on 3/29, when Oscar Boykin will talk about Reproducible Machine Learning .  Then, on 4/10, Alexy K. Mar 21, 2018 9:14 PM
The last chance to attend IBM Index for free: TensorFlow, Spark, Kafka, Kubernetes, SMACK 2.0! - I’m working with IBM to connect our communities with  Index , a new developer conference organized by IBM.  The individual technology sessions are created by developers, for developers.  I’ve organized the� Alexy K. Feb 12, 2018 2:21 PM
Volunteer Photographers Needed at Scale By the Bay - Folks -- if you haven't secured a pass to SBTB yet, but have a professional camera and are good at it, here's a chance to go.  We need 2-3 more volunteer photographers.  Requirements: -- shoot RAW with a fast lens (2.0 or wider) with a good e Alexy K. Nov 14, 2017 9:15 PM
Matei Zaharia Keynotes Scale By the Bay 2017 on Spark and Weld - Dear SF Scala members -- as you know, Matei Zaharia, the creator of Apache Spark, has chosen Scala, a functional programming language, to implement it, with one of the benefits being composability.  Composable abstractions allow for creation of compre Alexy K. Nov 7, 2017 10:52 AM
November meetups 11/2, 11/6, SBTB 11/15-18 - Folks -- we have two terrific meetups, one tomorrow at Iterable, one on 11/6 with the Scala teams for the best Bitcoin codebases in Scala. Please update your RSVPs.  If your RSVP is on at midnight, we expect you to show up.� Alexy K. Nov 1, 2017 11:48 AM
Scale By the Bay: Update, Late Bird begins next week - Folks -- we keep adding greatness to our 5th Scale By the Bay . Matei Zaharia, the creator of Spark, will keynote. FP+ML panel added Twitter, Stripe, Takt, Sumo Logic, Criteo, Salesforce leaders. Alexy K. Oct 20, 2017 12:15 PM
The Legends of Twitter and Beyond: the Real-World Architectures Panel at Scale By the Bay, 11/16 - Folks — we are super happy to introduce the Real World Architectures panel at Scale By the Bay , the likes of which you’ve never seen before. We’re happy to host the Legends o Alexy K. Oct 9, 2017 11:32 AM
East Bay Venue Needed for October 3rd Meetup - Folks -- Dmitry Meshkov, our speaker at the 10/3 meetup, is also a speaker at the conference in Berkeley.  We'd like to see if we can host the meetup in Berkeley/Oakland to save him the back-and-forth and have more times for the meetup. Alexy K. Sep 15, 2017 4:17 PM
Scale By the Bay 2017 begins in 60 days -- highlights - Scale By the Bay 2017 begins in 60 days.  It’s our fifth year, and by this time it is recognized as one of the best technical conferences on software engineering in the world.  A few highlight Alexy K. Sep 13, 2017 3:57 PM
Meetup details changed: [RSVP at Reactive.Community] Apache Kafka Summit Meetup: Streams API, Istio - We've added Dean Wampler's talk on Four Streaming Engines and will also discuss KSQL, the new Streaming SQL from Confluent announced on Monday at Kafka Summit! Alexy K. Aug 28, 2017 11:53 PM
Scale By the Bay Early Bird ends on August 31st - Folks -- all the good things end sooner or later, and our Early Bird season for SBTB sunsets , along with the summer months, at midnight Pacific time on August 31st Alexy K. Aug 22, 2017 11:29 AM
Scale By the Bay 2017 Program is Published and Registration is Open - tl;dr Scale By the Bay 2017 program is fully assembled and published, and the registration is now open.  Reserve your seat early! The 2017 editi Alexy K. Jul 6, 2017 1:50 PM
Scala Up North! - Our friends in the high places (North) are running their awesome conference again in July, and are sharing a discount with us .  In their own words: Alexy K. Jun 15, 2017 2:06 PM
Only 3 Days Left to Submit a Great Talk to SBTB 2017! - Folks -- we are getting dozens of amazing submissions to CFP, which is open through June 15. Please submit a talk on one of the topics to speak this year -- again or for Alexy K. Jun 12, 2017 8:39 AM
Our Own Scala Day: Office Hours, IBM Watson, Macros at Twitter -- Today! - We have the first Scala Office Hours at Galvanize today, 1-4pm.  Four awesome software engineers will be on hand to meet all the newbies, or seasoned developers, and talk Scala. Y Alexy K. Jun 7, 2017 10:52 AM
Scala Survey, June 2017 -- please take a minute to help the research! - Folks, we need much more replies to the Immutable State of Scala survey.  Can you please take a minute and answer it? Also note that Alexy K. Jun 5, 2017 4:06 PM
Scala Survey, June 2017 - Folks -- we're seeing new companies join our meetup every month, and there's a dramatic rise of both invitation to host, submissions to (get yours in by 6/15 !), and also the kind Alexy K. Jun 2, 2017 6:12 AM
Scala Training: San Francisco, USA, the World - Folks -- we're planning joint events with Galvanize nation-wide, and other partners globally, and there's an acute need to teach folks Scala.  We're planning great things immediately following the Spark Summit. Have you ever taught Scala inter Alexy K. May 15, 2017 3:46 PM
2nd talk added to the Thursday meetup: Container Cluster Management! - We're happy to report that Christopher Hunt, the Lightbend lead on ConductR project, is in town (from Terra Australis!) and will speak at the Spotify meetup this Thursday.  Which makes it an Asia-Pacific region Scala Day since Haoyi is hailing from Si Alexy K. Apr 25, 2017 11:22 PM
Haoyi Li at Spotify this Thursday, LangSec, By the Bay TV, and more! - Folks -- we're hosting Haoyi Li, one of the most amazing Scala evangelists globally, on Thursday, and our Spotify friends are having us back in their tremendous office on Market St. Please manage your RSVP responsibly.  If you live in the sout Alexy K. Apr 24, 2017 2:20 PM
Russell and Norvig on the Real Future of AI panel, closing next week! - We're happy to confirm that both Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig will be joining the Real Future of AI panel closing next week.  Stuart leads the Center for Human-Compatible AI at U Alexy K. Mar 2, 2017 9:33 AM
Spring Events: AI By the Bay (March 6-8), NEScala - Folks -- AI By the Bay begins in 10 days .  If you want to attend one technical, world-class NoBS conference to thoroughly understand AI, this is it.  Regular Admission ends on 2/23 (Thursday) and o Alexy K. Feb 22, 2017 11:26 AM
Last Chance to get Regular Admission Tickets to AI By the Bay - What’s New By the Bay AI By the Bay is emerging as a world-class technical conference defining AI tech Alexy K. Feb 15, 2017 6:29 AM
Meetup details changed: By the Bay Holiday Meetup and Party with Bill Venners: The Essence of Testing - I've updated this Meetup. Bill Venners will explain The Essence of Testing. For more details, see the full listing:­a/events/236052360/ Alexy K. Dec 12, 2016 10:22 AM
GraphQL meetup is at 303 2nd Street, North Tower, 5th Floor - Correction for the address of the tonight's GraphQL meetup: GraphQL meetup is at Zenefits 303 2nd Street, North Tower, 5th Floor It is at 2nd and Folsom. A+ Alexy K. Nov 14, 2016 6:59 PM
Scala.js Workshop in full swing at Zenefits, 2nd and Folsom -- come on over! - Folks -- we're in a gigantic room at 303 Folsom St, 5th floor, at Zenefits, learning from Haoyi Li himself, and several fantastic TAs: Jakob Odersky, Stewart Stewart, and Ignasio Cases. Alexy K. Nov 14, 2016 12:19 PM
Scala By the Bay is Two Weeks Away! - Folks -- in exactly two weeks, we'll be thinking about the first Happy Hour of the Scala By the Bay conference at Twitter.  Miles Sabin will have delivered his keynote on Typelevel, and the three tracks will be i Alexy K. Oct 28, 2016 1:51 PM
Scala.js Workshop on 11/14 is Happening! We need a venue + The Best SBTB Code - Folks -- the long-anticipated full-day Scala.js workshop is going forward, lead by Haoyi Li, our fearless Scala.js leader, who will be in San Francisco following Alexy K. Oct 24, 2016 11:09 AM
Meetup details changed: Scala for the Beginners - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: "> Alexy K. Oct 20, 2016 2:14 PM
Scalæ By the Bay 2016: Two New Panels - Folks -- Scala+Scale By the Bay is a month away.  We've added two new panels: Scaling Scala Teams -- Salesforce , Netflix , Twitter Alexy K. Oct 13, 2016 8:23 AM
Scalæ By the Bay 2016: Twitter Heron,, 50 days away + 10% off! - We have a great meetup tomorrow, hosted by Shasta Ventures, the backer of Lightbend and multiple Scala-based startups.  It is brought to us by Tally , a new way to stick it to the bank using Scala!  We're pushing cap Alexy K. Sep 19, 2016 11:57 AM
Early Bird Registration for Scala By the Bay 2016 Ends on Wednesday 8/31 - Folks -- there were a lot of requests about codes, etc. for SBTB.  We don't do codes for Early Bird in general, as it is already the best deal we can offer.  We might do codes later on for regular admission (and probably not better than Early Bird an Alexy K. Aug 30, 2016 5:08 PM
Scalæ By the Bay Early Bird ending 8/31; SF MIND 9/6; Venue for 9/20 - Folks -- three updates! 1.  SF Text ( ) meetup is rebooted as SF MIND (ML/AI/NLP/Data; ).  We start with Alexy K. Aug 24, 2016 9:39 AM
RSVPs open for SF Scala Unmeetup @ Bloomberg Tech Hub - Hi folks! There is still room at next week's Unmeetup! Everyone on the waiting list is now listed as going. RSVPs were closed to encourage attendees to register via Bloomberg's Stewart S. Jul 21, 2016 5:49 PM
Scalæ By the Bay 2016 Program is Published, Early Bird Registration Open - Scalæ==Scala+Scale By the Bay 2016 full program is up: .  Super Early Bird registration is open.  We have the strongest program ever, with 80+ talks on three tracks across three days.  The tra Alexy K. Jul 15, 2016 1:19 PM
SF Scala Office Hours Tomorrow (7/12) - Tomorrow, after Dick's talk, we might be able to test an "office hours" format, where some folks ask questions and those who know answer.  Specifically, we might be able to field Dotty questions.  Came and ask yours! Cheers, A+ Alexy K. Jul 11, 2016 8:43 AM
ScalaBridge discussions at Unmeetup tomorrow! - Hi, folks! I just wanted to let everyone know about ScalaBridge , which is an initiative to build an inclusive Scala community with introductory programming workshops for women. Kelley Robinson ( Stewart S. Jun 20, 2016 12:26 PM
Finagle and LinkerD meetup tonight -- microservices the Twitter way! - Come learn everything about building microservices in Scala the way Twitter does it! TONIGHT at Ticketfly!­-Systems/events/231200698/ Cheers, A+ & Greg Alexy K. Jun 9, 2016 2:16 PM
Scala By the Bay + Big Data Pipelines 2016: CFP Extended until June 15 - Folks -- as many of you know, we're running Scala By the Bay, the flasghip American community conference on thoughtful programming, for the 4th year in a row this year.  Twitter, the biggest Scala (and Mesos) system in the Universe, is hosting us this Alexy K. Jun 1, 2016 3:16 AM
Scala By the Bay CFP closes May 31! - Folks -- last year, Scala By the Bay added Big Data Pipelines and Twitter OSS tracks, and we're continuing with the whole package this year, hosted at Twitter itself.  We're also working with Typelevel to add a Typelevel track.  The conference is bec Alexy K. May 26, 2016 3:41 PM
Last-Minute Seats to Agile Data Science with Spark Training on Sunday 5/15 - Folks -- we have a few last-minute seats opening for the End-to-end Data Pipelines and Agile Data Science with Spark training on Sunday, conducted by Andy Petrella: Alexy K. May 13, 2016 2:31 PM
Hackathon Tomorrow! & Special Discount for Data By the Bay, April 28-29 Only - Folks -- SF Scala, SF Spark, SF Text, and Reactive Systems meetups are core of the By the Bay community, and we're happy to offer a special 25% discount, for two days only -- today and tomorrow. Alexy K. Apr 28, 2016 8:44 AM
Lagom at Lightbend, Spark at Bloomberg - We have a great unveiling of Lagom tonight at Lightbend ! Ismael Juma, well-known veteran of Scala, will be in attendance!  There's still room to come. Alexy K. Apr 21, 2016 4:10 PM
Microservices, Agile Data Science, and NLP Training at Data By the Bay - Data By the Bay is proud to host three full-day training courses , running on the day before the conference at the same venue (Galvanize SF).  The Alexy K. Mar 30, 2016 4:01 PM
Scala By the Bay 2016 CFP is now Open - Scala By the Bay (SBTB) is in its fourth year.  It is more than just a software engineering conference, which it is in spades.  It is now three such conferences, spanning five days.  It is the biggest Scala com Alexy K. Mar 30, 2016 3:56 PM
Data By the Bay: 150 talks, 3 trainings - We're happy to report that two of our veteran speakers, Andy Petrella ( and Chris Richardson ( are giving full-day trainings on Agile Data Science Data Pipelines and Developing Microservices at Data By the Bay.  The Alexy K. Mar 24, 2016 8:27 AM
Two Odersky's, One Spark, and Data By the Bay CFP CLOSES 1/31 - Our brotherly meetup, Advanced Spark, has scored a jackpot and is hosting TWO Odersky's in the same room on 1/28:­-Apache-Spark-Meetup/events/22­6122226/ We'll see a lot of related tech and data pipelines at Alexy K. Jan 22, 2016 6:36 PM
RSVPs; Events This Week:, Datapalooza, H2O World; Data By the Bay CFP - Folks -- tomorrow we have meetup at Ticketfly.  It's already sold out with people on the waiting list.  First, a note on RSVP discipline. Sad but necessary.  For the previous meetup at Typesafe, we had about 100 no-shows.  We've collec Alexy K. Nov 9, 2015 3:33 PM
Upcoming Global Conferences - There are several exciting conferences coming up this Fall around the world, related to Scala and its ecosystem. , Lake District, UK -- imagine walking around pictureqsue English landscape with Jon P Alexy K. Sep 4, 2015 3:56 PM
Reactive Systems with Ben Christensen - Folks -- a few updates for an exciting September! Reactive Systems meetup started at Scala By the Bay and has its second meetup on 9/10 at Typesafe.  Ben Christensen, the lead committer to RxJava Alexy K. Sep 1, 2015 6:56 PM
Jonas Bonér talks Tuesday on Life Beyond the Illusion of the Present - Please join us on Tuesday, 8/18, at 6:30pm for the inaugural Reactive Systems meetup at Kaiser Center -- 300 Lakeside Drive, Oakland.  Jonas Bonér, the CTO of Typesafe and the creator of Akka, will talk about the nature of time in distributed systems Alexy K. Aug 17, 2015 5:19 PM
Ask Martin Anything, the Four Talk FP+ML Meetup 8/19 - Folks -- we're collecting questions for the Scala By the Bay panel with Martin Odersky, Erik Osheim, Julie Pitt, Bill Venners, and Dick Wall.  Please ask your question today! Alexy K. Aug 12, 2015 5:52 PM
Paul Phillips at SF Scala on 8/12, Jonas Bonér starts Reactive Systems on 8/18 - Folks, in case you haven't noticed, Paul Phillips speaks at the 8/12 meetup. In case you joined the movement recently, or transition from JavaScript, or were frozen in an interstellar passage until now, Paul is the first all-American guy who br Alexy K. Aug 9, 2015 5:52 PM
Upcoming Meetups around Scala By the Bay - Folks -- we have great meetups lined up around Scala By the Bay. On 8/11, Driver Genomics runs its Puzzle Night .  Come learn more Scala, share ideas, or flaunt monads by solving pu Alexy K. Aug 6, 2015 8:31 AM
Small-batch Artisanal Training with Global Scala Leaders at Scala By the Bay - Folks — here’s the short summary of the current Scala By the Bay progress. We have the most comprehensive Scala conference in history with Twitter FinagleCon, Scala By the Bay, Complete Pipeline Training, and Big Data Scala. Martin Odersky jo Alexy K. Jul 30, 2015 12:59 PM
New Meetup: Reactive Systems - Folks -- we're happy to report that Jonas Bonér, the CTO of Typesafe and founder of Akka, is kicking off a new meetup we're starting, Reactive Systems : Alexy K. Jul 27, 2015 12:08 AM
Last Minute Data Science Giveaway, includes PyData and Scala By the Bay tickets - Our friends at Galvanize just shared this: Giveaway Countdown   Today is your last chance to  Alexy K. Jul 22, 2015 1:05 PM
Scala By the Bay updates, Training Information, and Discount Code - Folks — with Scala By the Bay approaching, we’re happy to report as it’s getting bigger and better in the process. Twitter added FinagleCon to Scala By the Bay, free for all SBTB registra Alexy K. Jul 20, 2015 4:09 PM
FinagleCon + Scala By the Bay + Complete Pipeline Training + Big Data Scala - Folks -- with Twitter's FinagleCon collocated at Scala By the Bay, we now are officially the most comprehensive and longest Scala conference in the world (and in the whole kn Alexy K. Jul 9, 2015 3:42 PM
New Meetup: Scalding on Tez [registration via Eventbrite only] - Announcing a new Meetup for SF Scala! What : Scalding on Tez [registration via Eventbrite only] When : Tuesday, July 14,[masked]:30 AM Alexy K. Jul 8, 2015 3:39 PM
O'Reilly Scala books discount week - Folks -- our friends at O'Reilly are running a 50% sale on Scala books for one week.  Enjoy on the beach! Alexy K. Jun 17, 2015 4:37 PM
FinagleCon at Scala By the Bay, August 13-16 - Folks -- we're extremely happy to confirm that the first ever Twitter Finagle Conference, FinagleCon will be colocated with Scala By the Bay 2015 and held on August 13th.  Each current and future attendee of Scala By the Bay will receive a free regist Alexy K. Jun 10, 2015 5:56 PM
Scala By the Bay + Big Data Scala By the Bay Programs Announced - The programs and schedules for Scala By the Bay (SBTB) and Big Data Scala By the Bay (BDS) 2015 conferences are announced and published: Scala By the Bay — August 13-16 Alexy K. May 28, 2015 2:06 PM
SF Spark and Friends -- a new meetup! - In 2012, we spun off Spark Users off SF Scala (then Scala for Startups) with Matei.  Since then, it grew to the biggest Spark meetup in the world.  I've ran some great early meetups, e.g. at Foursquare, on all Big Data Scala frameworks of the time (2 Alexy K. May 18, 2015 11:29 PM
Twitter adds a whole new Finagle Day to Scala By the Bay - Folks -- we have very exciting news.  As you know, traditionally Scala By the Bay/ScalaDays had less Twitter stack coverage compared to other stacks.  Twitter is the largest working Scala system in the world, and Finagle is the glue.  We're excited Alexy K. May 15, 2015 4:57 PM
Upcoming Conferences: Spark Summit, Data Summit, SBTB+BDS - We're happy to share special member discounts for the key summer conferences with strong Scala presence, and also data focus. Spark Summit is the flagship conference for Apache Spark.  It grew out of AMP Alexy K. May 8, 2015 10:02 AM
Re: [SF-Scala] Framework.Foundation - While generally it may sound like a good idea, I wonder, who's the judge? Are not there already projects on github? Take scalaz; are you planning to get involved in telling scalaz people how lenses and codensity monads and coyonedas sho Vlad P. May 7, 2015 4:24 PM
Framework.Foundation - Folks — we’d like to share a new type of organization for open-source, startup-driven era that multiple members of the community were discussing for a while.  It originated in the Scala ecosystem, but can transcend boundaries very quickly. Alexy K. May 7, 2015 3:56 PM
Scala By the Bay + Big Data Scala CFP Closes on April 30th - Folks -- Scala By the Bay is going into higher gear.  We already have 30+ submissions in each part.  Scala By the Bay (SBTB, 8/14-15) and Big Data Scala (BDS, 8/17-18) are separate back-to-back conferences, joined by a whole day of Complete Data Pipe Alexy K. Apr 26, 2015 2:13 PM
Text By the Bay approaching; Final Scala By the Bay CFP push and Volunteers! - Folks -- Text By the Bay is next week.  There are several Scala-centric talks, several Spark with NLP talks, and at least four different Deep Learning/word2vec use cases. 40+ text/NLP/AI talks at Alexy K. Apr 13, 2015 12:35 PM
Scala By the Bay CFP and Sponsorship Opportunities - Greetings -- the Scala By the Bay CFP is extended, and we have several exciting developments.  Please submit your talk by 3/31! We're discussing a whole new type-level programming track at Sc Alexy K. Mar 23, 2015 5:04 PM
Text By the Bay: Solr Unleashed, Early Bird set to expire on Friday 3/20 EOD - Folks -- we're happy to report that Lucidworks will offer their official two-day professional training for Solr/Lucene, the battle-tested Solr Unleashed course, at Text By the Bay -- on the two days before it, 4/22-23.  We're offering packages with ea Alexy K. Mar 19, 2015 1:39 PM
Text By the Bay Schedule is Up: 40 talks from 40 companies - Folks -- we've put together an amazing program for the inaugural Text By the Bay conference:­le.html We have about 40 talks from about 40 great organizati Alexy K. Mar 6, 2015 4:37 PM
SF Scala February 2015 Newsletter - ScalaDays, Martin Odersky, Text By the Bay, Shapeless and Scalaz workshops, discount codes, purely functional lotteries, and more, all at­! Cheers, A+ & SF Scala Alexy K. Feb 13, 2015 2:47 PM
Meetup details changed: Scala Notebook: a Browser-based Interactive Scala Prompt - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­/events/219687797/ We'll be covering Databricks Cloud use case at Nitro, which Alexy K. Feb 5, 2015 5:07 PM
Scala.js Hackathon at Nitro, 1/27: Prizes Announced - Nitro, By the Bay, and Miles Sabin, the author of the famous Shapeless library, are happy to announce the following prizes to the teams judged best at the hackathon next Tuesday (1/27): Material: iPad Air 2. Experiential: -- 3 f Alexy K. Jan 23, 2015 12:22 PM
Meetup details changed: Scala.JS Hackathon w/ Haoyi Li, James Ward, and Dick Wall at Nitro - Hands-on Scala.js ebook is out: -- sign up with a single line of Scala code that's your favorite, and hack with the author!  Join Haoyi Li, James Ward, Dick Wall, SF Scala and Nitro Alexy K. Jan 21, 2015 2:40 PM
SF Text 2/10, Text By the Bay 4/24-25, Scala.js 1/27 - Folks -- given a strong data mining/text mining focus, especially around large volumes such as tweets, we're spinning off a text-focused meetup, SF Text: . The first meetup will feature Grant Ingersoll, Alexy K. Jan 15, 2015 10:43 AM
Scala.js Hackathon 1/27 and Survey - Folks -- the Scala.js hackathon does not require a qualification project any more (although it is eventually needed as a foundation for hacking -- w e'll ask whether you've done the setup and route folks accordingly on site). James Alexy K. Jan 13, 2015 2:35 PM
SF Scala January 2015 Newsletter and Survey - Greetings pragmatic functional programmers — Happy 2015! We started the year on a high note, with the Big Data Scala meetup at Twitter, with Oscar Boykin, Avi Bryant, and Ian O’Connell.   Alexy K. Jan 11, 2015 12:10 AM
Scala By the Bay, Big Data Scala, and Text By the Bay 2015 - We are starting two new conferences in 2015: Big Data Scala for complete data pipelines and "big" data science, and Text By the Bay for applied NLP/text mining.  Our flagship  Scala By the Bay conference continues into its third year, growing to Alexy K. Dec 23, 2014 6:48 AM
SF Scala December Newsletter: Big Data Scala, Scala/Text By the Bay, and more! - Please find the newsletter in the following Evernote:­U-Vz3D8RPjq3zWbDjbkLjU5_0OHcnE­4o Highlights: Big Data Scala and Text By the Alexy K. Dec 3, 2014 1:48 PM
Upcoming SF Scala Events - Folks -- since Scala is by far the largest developer community using Functinal Programming in the industry, it encompasses many subcultures using other FP languages as well, notably Haskell, Clojure, and Erlang.  The latter is especially interesting a Alexy K. Oct 23, 2014 2:42 PM
Meetup details changed: (1) Smart Clients with Scala, Finagle and Curator; (2) Intro to Erlang - I've updated this Meetup: we added another distributed systems talk on Erlang! For more details, see the full listing:­/events/213630542/ Alexy K. Oct 23, 2014 2:29 PM
SF Scala Newsletter for October 2014 - Greetings folks -- the Fall is upon us in earnest, it's getting colder outside finally, which means that coffee is back to normal, non-iced version, and we can all feel good ensconced inside with laptops, open-source, and some of said coffee, more ofte Alexy K. Oct 17, 2014 12:16 PM
Upcoming SF Scala Events - Greetings folks -- there's a few upcoming events of interest we want to share with you. ReactConf is a conference devoted to reactive programming, with a fantastic list of speakers, including Jonas Bonér: Alexy K. Sep 23, 2014 5:19 PM
SF Scala September 2014 Newsletter: Meetups, Training, More - Greetings pragmatic functional programmers — hope everyone had a great summer.  Fall is always full of energy, we come back recharged and go back to our startups, enterprises, renew our never-ending self-improvement drive and dive into learning agai Alexy K. Sep 9, 2014 12:50 PM
Distributed Deep Learning with Scala and, Fast Track to Scala - Thanks to everybody who presented at, attended, and helped organize Scala By the Bay.  It was a blast, and we're already planning the next year conference.  All the videos will be published in early September on Functional.TV. The conference Alexy K. Aug 15, 2014 11:45 AM

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