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  • There is a MOOC on EdX starting today on Apache Spark. https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-apache-spark-uc-berkeleyx-cs105x Looks like it is only 3 weeks. Be aware that the lab work is done using ...
    Bryan MurphyBryan Murphy
    Jun 15, 2016 at 4:15 am
    Jun 15, 2016 at 4:15 am
  • Note we wont hold a Scala meeting in June. The scheduled date would be June 27, which is in school holidays and I'll be away in Queensland. I'll try to organize something for July, but we'll need a ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Jun 15, 2016 at 1:31 am
    Jun 15, 2016 at 1:31 am
  • Hi all, Melbourne Scala now has a slack channel [https://scalamelb.slack.com], for real-time chat. This may be especially useful for people working on courses at the same time. You can self-sign up ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    May 23, 2016 at 2:20 am
    May 23, 2016 at 3:40 am
  • Can anyone explain to me, please.... If a function is defined and takes exactly one parameter, - then you can omit the parenthesis object.function argument or even object function argument but if I ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    May 14, 2016 at 5:21 am
    May 14, 2016 at 10:14 am
  • Hi Everyone, Just a quick thanks to Andrew Conway for his suggestion to dedicate some to learning the Scala collections API. After spending nearly a week now - just on collections - I have learned ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    May 13, 2016 at 11:19 am
    May 13, 2016 at 11:19 am
  • Hi folks, LAST Conference in Melbourne is seeking speakers, presenters, facilitators. This year our conference will be 30 June and 1 July. As usual it will be at Swinburne Uni. Would any of you fancy ...
    Craig BrownCraig Brown
    May 12, 2016 at 8:35 pm
    May 12, 2016 at 10:13 pm
  • Melbourne Scala breaks new ground this month with both a new presenter, Tom Adams, and a new venue, MYOB. Tom Adams is a veteran of the Brisbane functional programming community who has recently ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    May 10, 2016 at 2:19 am
    May 10, 2016 at 2:19 am
  • Hi Everyone, I am not sure if this is something that is possible via the mailing list - or if it might actually make a good Meetup - I'll leave that to others to decide.... basically, the story ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    May 5, 2016 at 11:27 am
    May 6, 2016 at 12:27 pm
  • I know it doesn't make sense to use Hibernate for a pure Scala project. But more people here come from Java background and prefer Hibernate to be used. Although we have a Scala service using Slick is ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    May 3, 2016 at 7:06 am
    May 3, 2016 at 7:06 am
  • Hi all, I'm seeking people interested in presenting at Melbourne Scala in coming months... Melbourne Scala has been sustained through the years by a broad base of people who've shared their knowledge ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    May 3, 2016 at 3:29 am
    May 3, 2016 at 3:35 am
  • Maybe old news to some, but I was just pointed to this on scala.epfl.ch Coming soon... *A new Scala mini-degree offered on Coursera* Composed of: 4 courses, 2 NEW courses! one capstone project (A ...
    JemJem
    May 2, 2016 at 12:31 pm
    Jun 15, 2016 at 4:36 am
  • Hi Everyone, Does anyone know how to get an Play application running in anything other than DEV mode? (I had previously (a month ago) written to the Play mailing list - but I have received no ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Apr 30, 2016 at 6:50 am
    Apr 30, 2016 at 11:42 am
  • Hi Everyone, The java library from UnBoundID for LDAP authentication has some example Java Code. And for the very most part I have managed to Scala-ify the example But I find that I am stuck on the ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Apr 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm
    Apr 25, 2016 at 11:06 am
  • YOW! has a bunch of great events to take your skillset to the next level, regardless of your technology and background. If you are familiar with FP concepts and looking to continue your learning ...
    Craig SmithCraig Smith
    Apr 23, 2016 at 1:58 am
    Apr 23, 2016 at 1:58 am
  • Hi all, Usually we hold Scala Meetups on the 4th Monday of the month, but note we'll skip the April 25 meet due to Lambdajam conference in Brisbane that week, which a number of Scala people including ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Apr 19, 2016 at 4:29 am
    Apr 19, 2016 at 4:29 am
  • Thanks to the circa 35 people who came along and participated in the workshop last night. It was a unique and fun atmosphere in the room and we broke some new ground for Melbourne Scala. From ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Apr 4, 2016 at 11:04 pm
    Apr 4, 2016 at 11:29 pm
  • Hi everyone, I'm after an experienced Scala contractor who would be open to a Southbank-based role for an initial 6 weeks. The project is ongoing, so it is VERY likely to be extended to 6 months. If ...
    Alexandra MaldonadoAlexandra Maldonado
    Apr 4, 2016 at 7:12 am
    Apr 4, 2016 at 7:12 am
  • Hi all, Next Monday evening Apil 4th, I'll be running a "beta-test" of a workshop at Melbourne Scala meetup, entitled "Type-level programming with Shapeless". I'll then be taking the workshop to ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Mar 29, 2016 at 12:11 pm
    Apr 2, 2016 at 11:28 pm
  • Hi all, The next Melbourne Scala meetup with be on Monday April 4 (delayed a week due to easter break). We will be hosting at our regular venue, ground floor, REA Group, 511 Church St, Richmond. The ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Mar 15, 2016 at 1:07 am
    Mar 15, 2016 at 1:07 am
  • Hi guys, I may need your input on DI used in a Scala project. As I will do a presentation in my company regarding Scala journey in the team. One of thing I want to talk about is DI in Play ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    Mar 9, 2016 at 9:23 am
    Mar 9, 2016 at 11:59 pm
  • Hello all, Here's a quick update on YOW! Lambda Jam: You only have a few days to left to submit to our Call For Presentations! Share your technical expertise at YOW! Lambda Jam by submitting a ...
    Craig SmithCraig Smith
    Mar 8, 2016 at 1:26 pm
    Mar 8, 2016 at 1:26 pm
  • https://vimeo.com/147697498 200 Scala developers at Morgan... -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Melbourne Scala User Group" group. To unsubscribe from this ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    Feb 28, 2016 at 8:55 am
    Feb 28, 2016 at 8:55 am
  • Hey everyone, You might have noticed that we often have speakers rigged up with microphones at the MSUG meetups, yet we have no videos. Well spotted! Here's an update. Our 2015 record: Feb, "Category ...
    Ken ScamblerKen Scambler
    Feb 25, 2016 at 11:20 pm
    Feb 26, 2016 at 12:12 am
  • Hey all, I wondered what tools you're using for parsing YAML in Scala? I've been using SnakeYaml (from Java) for a while and it kind of works, but it's messy, and I'm jumping through too many hoops ...
    Toby CorkindaleToby Corkindale
    Feb 23, 2016 at 6:19 am
    Mar 16, 2016 at 1:26 am
  • Slides: https://github.com/benhutchison/state-monads-gesture Github: https://github.com/benhutchison/gesture 1. At this evenings talk, James asked (approximately) "your code has un-encapsulated ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Feb 23, 2016 at 1:02 am
    Feb 23, 2016 at 1:02 am
  • Hi friends I've been a die-hard IntelliJ user for a long time, but the latest request for $$ has left me wondering about alternatives. Scala IDE is *not* an option. What have other people been having ...
    JemJem
    Feb 21, 2016 at 11:11 am
    Feb 21, 2016 at 9:12 pm
  • Hi, I've been trying to use the SnakeYAML library[1] with Scala, but I can't figure out how to get the right JavaBean-compliant class to work with it. I figured out about importing beans.BeanProperty ...
    Toby CorkindaleToby Corkindale
    Feb 18, 2016 at 2:31 am
    Feb 18, 2016 at 3:36 am
  • Hi everyone, (Remembering I don't have a Java background to lean upon) It's time for another silly question! I have read up on scopes - using Mr. Google and seen some examples, too. Specifically I ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Feb 8, 2016 at 4:24 am
    Feb 8, 2016 at 4:40 am
  • Hi all, I'm pleased to announce that Melbourne Scala is back! Our first meet for 2016 will be a fortnight away on Monday February 22. We will be hosting at our regular venue, ground floor, REA Group, ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Feb 8, 2016 at 2:53 am
    Feb 8, 2016 at 2:53 am
  • Hello all, The YOW! Lambda Jam 2016 Call for Presentations is now open. YOW! Lambda Jam is once again in Brisbane on April 28-29 and will take your applied functional programming skills to the next ...
    Craig SmithCraig Smith
    Jan 27, 2016 at 2:15 pm
    Jan 27, 2016 at 2:15 pm
  • Im wondering about ways to traverse into a Scala collection, mapping each element to Option and then short-circuit-collecting the first non-empty element. It seems the most elegant way in std lib is ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Jan 23, 2016 at 11:47 pm
    Jan 26, 2016 at 10:07 am
  • Hi All, I am currently looking for Scala Developers for a 4-6 month contract based in the South Eastern suburbs. This role with be integration focussed using pure Scala and an internally built ...
    Joe WoodhamJoe Woodham
    Jan 21, 2016 at 4:44 am
    Jan 21, 2016 at 4:44 am
  • Had a discussion with the team about using Filter vs Action Composition when doing authentication/authorisation in Play 2.4. (Our current code are using the way of action composition) ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    Jan 20, 2016 at 7:10 am
    Jan 20, 2016 at 7:10 am
  • Hi there everyone, Firstly, Happy New year... Just thought I would cheat a little and see if anyone has created an LDAP client for Scala - that they wouldn't sharing? I have had a look at a few ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Jan 15, 2016 at 3:56 am
    Jan 18, 2016 at 12:04 am
  • For example I have following code case class Person(name: String, pay: BigDecimal) val person = Person(name = "Scala", pay = BigDecimal(10.00)) Json.toJson(person)) The JSON result should be { ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    Dec 27, 2015 at 4:29 am
    Jan 5, 2016 at 6:59 am
  • Hi, I'm having a lot of trouble getting a particular part of the Riak java client to work when called from Scala. There's a Java class which I'm not allowed to instantiate directly, but must instead ...
    Toby CorkindaleToby Corkindale
    Dec 16, 2015 at 4:10 am
    Dec 18, 2015 at 12:39 am
  • Hey all I've been finding the scala-lang.org site, and issues.scala-lang.org, to have been running super, super slow, or even timing out, for the past few days. Any idea what's up with that? Is it ...
    Toby CorkindaleToby Corkindale
    Dec 8, 2015 at 11:54 pm
    Dec 14, 2015 at 8:05 pm
  • I've been doing the challenges from http://adventofcode.com in Scala. These sort of things seem to map pretty well into the language. I mean, it's easy to express the conditions as one-line functions ...
    Toby CorkindaleToby Corkindale
    Dec 3, 2015 at 12:39 am
    Dec 3, 2015 at 11:33 am
  • Hi Everyone, I am doing some readng of the Deadbolt-2 authorisation framework and came across this in the destruction manual - and it just "tickled my fancy" - and I felt compelled to share; "The ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Nov 30, 2015 at 12:58 pm
    Nov 30, 2015 at 9:41 pm
  • Hi Everyone, A good friend of mine, Peter Bell, is running some CTO conferences in Melbourne and Sydney. The details are below for anyoen that might be interested; There is also a 10% early-bird ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Nov 23, 2015 at 3:22 am
    Nov 23, 2015 at 3:22 am
  • Hi there everyone, I am working on an application that will be micro-services and use Akka for all the required messaging. Just for ease let's assume I have the following; com.company.application and ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Nov 18, 2015 at 9:18 am
    Nov 30, 2015 at 1:03 pm
  • In the Play 2.4 documentation, it says to enable autoApply for all evolutions, you might set play.evolutions.autoApply=true in application.conf or in a system property. But in PROD mode, I want to ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    Nov 18, 2015 at 3:30 am
    Nov 18, 2015 at 9:09 am
  • Hi Everyone, I was just doing a code review of the application that I am currently building and noticed the following code; import play.api._ import play.api.mvc._ import play.api.i18n._ import ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Nov 18, 2015 at 2:38 am
    Nov 18, 2015 at 4:28 am
  • Hi all, A reminder that the final Melbourne Scala meetup for 2015 is next Monday November 23rd at our regular venue, REA Group, Ground floor, 511 Church St. Arrive from 5:45pm for pizza and drinks, ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Nov 17, 2015 at 5:36 am
    Nov 17, 2015 at 5:36 am
  • Hi Everyone, I am currently trying to learn Play and it's form handling. I have used the play-scala and the play-intro templates and am pretty sure that - in isolation - I have building a form and a ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Nov 13, 2015 at 6:51 am
    Nov 14, 2015 at 12:26 pm
  • Hi Everyone, I am sure this is going to be one of those "silly" questions... but anyway.... I was watching (youtube) Martin give a presentation on Spark. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NW5h8d_ZyOs I ...
    Gavin BaumanisGavin Baumanis
    Nov 7, 2015 at 6:56 am
    Nov 15, 2015 at 6:54 am
  • Hi All, I am currently looking for Scala Developers for a 4-6 month contract based in the South Eastern suburbs. This role with be integration focussed using pure Scala and an internally built ...
    Joe WoodhamJoe Woodham
    Nov 4, 2015 at 2:44 am
    Feb 25, 2016 at 5:23 am
  • Hi everyone. Since earlier this year I've been working for TallyGo <http://tallygo.com/ , a startup that is tackling the problem of navigating through extremely congested cities. It's a small, fully ...
    JemJem
    Nov 2, 2015 at 10:26 pm
    Nov 4, 2015 at 4:13 am
  • Hi all, Our next Melbourne Scala meet (and the final for 2015) will be Monday November 23rd at our regular venue, REA Group, Ground floor, 511 Church St. Arrive from 5:45pm for pizza and drinks, ...
    Ben HutchisonBen Hutchison
    Oct 25, 2015 at 11:19 pm
    Oct 25, 2015 at 11:19 pm
  • I would like to share something I learnt this week on our current project (using Scala, Play 2.4 and Slick 3.0). I write some integration test for slick repository (CRUD stuff), using ScalaTest the ...
    Tianhao LiTianhao Li
    Oct 16, 2015 at 3:09 am
    Oct 20, 2015 at 1:25 am
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