Honolulu StartupDigest August 2013

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OUDL Meetup – What makes Scala cool? (Free)
Wednesday, August 14 @6PM | Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive Honolulu, HI 96822
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Kevin Hester (ex-Google Android @Home) will present the first, and much requested, event on Scala. This is a big deal. Get excited.

What is Scala? “Scala is a general purpose programming language designed to express common programming patterns in a concise, elegant, and type-safe way.” Read more about it.

After telling us a bit about what makes scala cool, he’s planning a group lab using Scalatra (Rubyists, see Sinatra) to make a little web app.



Blue Startups Final Application deadline
Wednesday, August 14 @11:45PM – 11:45PM
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The last day to apply for the second season of Blue Startups!

August 22 – HVCA/ThinkTech Monthly Luncheon: Send Your Kid to China (or your CEO) (Members: $34 (pre-reg), $39 at door, Students: $20, Others: $44 (pre-reg), $49 at door)
August 30 – TedXHonolulu Salon – Disruptive Leadership