On Thursday, February the 14th we're having our first Scala Hackathon at Elmar (Herengracht 262 5th floor. Please give us a ring, so we can open the door). We'll start at 18:30 and our event host Elmar will provide us with pizza and drinks! There’s space for 30 hackers (first come, first serve) so be quick!Things to do at the Scala HackathonWe're not using a rigid schedule, but we would like to know what you plan to do at the Hackathon. You don't have to be too specific; we're using this to…See More
Hi Scala enthousiasts,With DUSE meetup #20 we begin the new year with an intriguing topic: Spray! Spray will be presented by Age Mooij, who has used Spray in several real-world projects. Moreover, he has contributed several bug fixes to Spray and he is an active member of the Spray community.Spray is a lightweight, asynchronous, non-blocking, actor-based, modular and testable rest/http toolkit built on top of Akka. It is perfectly suited to connect…See More
"Interesting talks and another encouragement to examine Scala and all the adjacent tools again. I work with Java but I am determined to move to Scala as well. Looking forward to the Spec2 story. The two gentlemen in the second presentation could have…"
Hi Scala enthousiasts,We are very pleased to announce DUSE meetup #19 that covers two highlights:First, Raymond Roestenburg, co-author of the upcoming book Akka in Action, will give us a solid introduction of the Apache Camel extension for Akka for which he is one of the main committers.Second, Scala developers at TomTom will present the architecture of their smoothly running highvolume system written in – well – Scala! Akka & CamelApache Camel is a versatile open-source framework that…See More
Hi Scala enthousiasts,I’m very pleased to announce DUSE meetup #18. Erik Bakker, co-author of the book Play for Scala, will reveal us some of the core internals of Play 2.0. His presentation is followed by a hands-on hacking session were you get the chance to transform his ‘revelations’ into working code.One of Play’s distinguishing features is its reactive architecture that leverages the non-blocking and event-driven programming model as well as its…See More
Are you interested in learning Scala or refresh its core concepts?Then the “Fast track to Scala" course is what you might be looking for. The course will provide you with a solid understanding of Scala and enable you to confidently apply Scala in real world projects.“Fast track to Scala” is designed by…See More
Hi Scala enthousiasts,I’m happy to announce DUSE meetup #17 with not only Scala but also Hadoop in the spotlight. Age Mooij will present two powerful Scala DSLs that make handling Hadoop a piece of cake:"Hadoop is the Enterprise Java Beans of our time" - Dean Wampler, NEScala 2012Everyone who has written even the smallest single-job Hadoop program must have noticed how incredibly invasive the Hadoop APIs are. Writing Hadoop programs is not a very intuitive process and it forces you to split up…See More
Hi Scala enthousiasts,I’m content to announce our next DUSE meetup featuring ‘Akka from the trenches’. We’ll have two speaker teams who present their real-world systems built with Akka and Spray.18:00 - 18:30: Food & Drinks18:30 – 20:00: Akka @ NS Freek Wielstra and Age Mooij from Xebia have built a bulk message system for the Dutch Railways fully based on Typesafe’s Akka stack. After a short introduction of the system they will outline why they chose for Akka, how they applied it and which…See More
"I would love to come. The evening of the Duse meeting my night train leaves for Berlin. I will be near Berlin for a Congress on Solar Energy and Sustainable Technology organised by the Green Party of the European Parliament. Maybe I'll even…"
Hi Scala enthousiasts!The next DUSE meeting is settled. The following program is waiting for you in order to enjoy another cup of steaming Scala:18:00 - 18:30: Food & Drinks18:30 - 19:30: Presentation TrophyDB Andrey Somov will talk about his open source re-implementation of CouchDB (originally in Erlang) in full-fledged Scala. Lot’s of interesting functional Scala code, so if you haven’t had your functional cup of scala yet this is your chance.19:30 - 20:30: Snippet BlipsEveryone…See More