Scalabase is a conference for developers in the early stages of their Scala journey

28th of October

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About Scalabase


This conference is designed to be a welcoming and safe space for developers in the early stages of their journey with Scala.


Scalabase features talks specifically aimed at developers at the early stage of their Scala journey and most of the speakers are early career Scala developers.


This conference is free! Register on Eventbrite.

Workshop schedule


The workshop will be run twice: 9:30 to 12:30 (CEST) and a second edition from 14:30 to 17:30 (CEST).


Each workshop session is limited to 20 participants.


The Scala Center will hold open office hours to answer your questions and give tips and advice from 13:00 to 14:00 (CEST).

Build a Snake Game with Scala

First part: Scala Install Party (including Scala.js)

  • 1 hour
  • Participants will be guided through installing Java Virtual Machine, sbt, scala, vscode metals or intellij etc + verifying that everything works on a small project.
  • Optionally (for part 2): install requirements for Scala.js
  • Attendees can leave at this point, or continue with part 2

Second Part: Let’s build a Snake game with Scala!

  • 2 hours
  • Attendees should have Scala.js requirements installed (see part 1)
  • Learn the basics of the Scala 3 required to complete the workshop
  • Learn the basics of the snake game and how to run it
  • Participants will be asked to fill in the blanks in the game template and team members will assist those that get stuck at any point.
  • Have questions on making the game run better? Stay a bit after with your questions!


  • Basic programming knowledge
  • Those with zero experience will still have fun observing part two of - the workshop.

Tech Requirements:

  • Good wifi
  • Vs code sharing
  • No tablets
  • Zoom on desktop

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Adrien Piquerez

Software Development at Scalacenter

Jamie Thompson

Software Development at Scalacenter

Julien Richard-Foy

Education Director at Scalacenter

Meriam Lachkar

Software Development at Scalacenter

Vincenzo Bazzucchi

Software Development at Scalacenter