Kraków, Poland

A 3-day conference aimed to immerse us intoScala DevTools

About the conference

This is a unique event devoted to important topic for every Scala Software Developer – Dev Tools. Our aim is to show how they can facilitate effective development of Scala-based systems, how they are written, and to discuss what could still be improved.



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15.04.2018 / 14:15 - 17:15 / Office&Cowork Centre on Cystersów 20A, Kraków
Slick is a modern database query and access library for Scala. It allows you to work with stored data almost as if you were using Scala collections while at the same time giving you full control over when a database...
15.04.2018 / 10:00 - 14:00 / Office&Cowork Centre on Cystersów 20A, Kraków
Get some practical overview of the TDD approach & Functional Programming by creating a multiplayer Pac-Man game server. First steps in Scala (sbt, wartremover, scalafmt). Test Driven Development (scalatest, baby steps, starting with the game logic and moving towards HTTP)....
  • Familiarity with basic Scala syntax (e.g. first 2 weeks of Functional Programming Principles in Scala or Scala Tutorial)
  • Please bring your laptop with Scala enabled environment. If you have problems setting it up, please use contact page at www.michalplachta.com
  • 12.04.2018 - 13.04.2018 / 09:00 - 17:00
    The Advanced Type Mechanics Course is the most comprehensive study of the Scala Type System ever undertaken. Building on over a decade of experience with Scala, Jon Pretty will break the Scala typechecker down into composable low-level building-blocks, which will...

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    Code of conduct


    sphere.it is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion or lack thereof. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form.

    Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the organizers of the conference. This applies to both in-person and online behavior.

    Harassment includes, but is not limited to:

    -Verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion
    -Sexual images in public spaces
    -Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following
    -Harassing photography or recording
    -Sustained disruption of talks or other events
    -Inappropriate physical contact
    -Invasion of personal space
    -Unwanted sexual attention
    -Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behaviour


    Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

    If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, event organisers retain the right to take all actions to keep a welcoming & friendly environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expelling from the conference with no refund. Event organisers may take action to address anything designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event designed to, or with the clear impact of, disrupting the event or making the environment hostile to any participant. We expect participants to follow these rules in all venues and event-related social activities. We believe people should follow these principles also outside event-related activities!


    If someone makes you or someone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible. Conference staff can be identified by badges. Harassment and other violations of the Code of Conduct reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to be happy at our event. People like you make our event a better place. You can make a report either in person or anonymously.

    Anonymous report
    This Code of Conduct was based on JSConf EU, ScalaDays and the work of Valerie Aurora “How to Respond to Code of Conduct Reports“.

    Personal report
    You can make a personal report by contacting a TEAM member or emailing us: [email protected]

    When reporting in person, our staff will ensure you are safe and cannot be overheard. They may involve other event staff to ensure proper management of your report. When you are safe, we will ask you to tell us about what happened. This can be annoying, but we will handle it as respectfully as possible, and you can bring someone to support you. You won’t be asked to confront anyone and we will not tell anyone who you are.

    Our team will be happy to help you contact hotel/venue security, local law enforcement, local support services, provide guide, or otherwise assist and help you to feel safe throughout the event. We value your attendance.