Thank you from Scala in the City @ Monzo


What an unbelievable finale to Scala in the City for 2018. 

Thank you so much to everyone that came along to join us at Monzo HQ last Thursday, it was an awesome meet-up and great to get a look into what Monzo is building. Thank you to Ben Simpson, Paul Roberts, Lindsey Dew and Omnia Ibrahim you guys gave incredible talks about such different topics and of course Monzo for hosting. 

We want to say thank you again to every one of you for your unimaginable support throughout the past 10 Scala in the City meet-ups, we have had over 1000+ people attend our events. We would not have been able to do it without you and we hope that you are looking forward to seeing what 2019 brings! We are looking for speakers and hosts for our events in 2019, if you are interested please get in touch. 

Check out our YouTube page for videos from all of our talks this year. Including Jon Pretty, John De goes, Pawel Szulc & many others. 

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If you, unfortunately, didn't manage to make it out to the meetup then stay posted for the videos of the talks. In the meantime, check out the slides from each presentation. 


Fighting CryptoCurrency Crime with Scala by Ben Simpson

An overview of Scala methodologies we use to detect and prevent criminal activities within the BlockChain.




Building efficient and composable parsers with FastParse by Paul Roberts 

Parsers are a fundamental part of all kinds of software, and Paul will guide us through creating them the Scala-way with FastParse's parser combinators. We'll look at how FastParse provides a nice API without sacrificing performance, and he will illustrate the method for building a parser and benchmarking its performance in a live demo.



Introduction to Kafka Streaming by Lindsey Dew & Omnia Ibrahim

The last few years we've witnessed the rise of data-driven projects, with Apache Kafka leading the charge for streaming big volumes of data. In this session Omnia and Lindsey will introduce you to Kafka Streams. They will be sharing with you Scala code examples, demonstrations of use-cases they have at Deliveroo, the problems they faced, how they solved them, and the lessons they've learned.