Recapping ScalaBridge Season Two

November 5, 2019

A few weeks ago we wrapped up season two of ScalaBridge London. (For us, a “season” is an intensive series of meetings over a short period of time. Season two was six meetings in six weeks, but we might change this in future.) Here I want to reflect on what—in my opinion—were the good and bad parts of this season, and discuss what happens next.

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Measuring ScalaBridge

August 27, 2019

I would like to measure the effectiveness of ScalaBridge London, but this raises some tricky questions. For example, what does it even mean for ScalaBridge to be effective? I’m not sure. I’m writing this largely as a way to organise my thoughts, and share with others who may be able to help.

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The Future of ScalaBridge

July 31, 2019

In an earlier post I described our first run of ScalaBridge London. Now I want to turn to the future and talk about lessons learned and what we’re planning for the next run. Some of these plans are more concrete than others. One of the great things about ScalaBridge is we’re learning as we do it, and almost everything is subject to change.

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ScalaBridge London Season One

July 22, 2019

ScalaBridge aims to increase diversity within the Scala community by providing training in Scala to traditionally under-represented groups. ScalaBridge London is, as the name suggests, the London chapter of ScalaBridge. A month or so ago we finished the first “season” of ScalaBridge London. Now is a good time to reflect on what we did and how it worked out.

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Gatsby is a Virus; Here's the Cure

July 11, 2019

Gatsby is a Javascript framework for building static sites. It has the pernicious effect of infecting the browser cache, and won’t go away until you manually clear the cache or deploy a file that kills it. Here I describe the problem and the solution.

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