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Scala in the City at Monzo

29 November 2018

Scala in the City at Monzo

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It’s the last Scala in the City of 2018 and we are excited to be hosting at the Monzo offices on Thursday the 29th of November, we hope you can make it.

To reserve your space sign up here. 

Schedule for the evening

6 pm: Doors open, drinks & nibbles

6.50 pm: Intro to Monzo

7 pm: First talk- Ben Simpson, Senior Software Engineer at Elliptic

Title: Fighting CyrptoCurrency Crime with Scala

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

7.20 pm: Second talk- Paul Roberts, Scala Developer at The Guardian

Title: Building efficient and composable parsers with FastParse

Abstract: 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.

7.40 pm: Third talk - Lindsey Dew, Data Engineer at Deliveroo & Omnia Ibrahim @Omnia_G, Data Engineer at Deliveroo

Title: Introduction to Kafka Streaming 

Abstract: 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.

8.20 pm: Craft beer, Pizza & chat

9 pm+: Join us for more drinks at the pub

Our Media Partner is Scala Times.

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