Code&Create Episode 3: Shapeless In The Real World-Intro To Generic Programming

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

12:00 to 13:00

Online Event


Orbis Connect (London) presents Code & Create, a new series of webinar and lunchtime learning sessions by experts in the industry.

Shapeless in the real world: an introduction to generic programming

Shapeless is a powerful Scala library used behind many others, such as Circe or Doobie. This talk will show you how shapeless works, using it to solve a real problem.

Presented by Juliano Alves - Senior Software Engineer at TransferWise

Juliano is an open-source enthusiast, a firm believer that the future belongs to polyglot and functional programming.

Hailing from Brazil, Juliano has been sharing his passion for technology here in London since 2016, previously working for Capital One and prior to TransferWise. A practitioner of Agile methodologies delivering high-quality composable and testable code.


Code & Create Line up:

22/04/2020 - Blameless Post Mortem's with Jai Campbell, GCP DevOps Engineer at Lloyds Banking Group

29/04/2020 - How To Build A Reusable React Component Library with George Georgiadis, Technical Lead at John Lewis

06/05/2020 - Shapeless In The Real World: An Introduction To Generic Programming with Juliano Alves, Senior Software Engineer at Transferwise

13/05/2020 - GCP: Understanding Cloud IAM Roles and Service accounts with Pradeep Bhadani, GCP Google Expert


Before the event, there are a few things you can do now:

• We will be hosting a quickfire Q&A at the end of the webinar so please pre-prepare your questions, you can submit these within the 'ask a question' box within the event now:

• The webinar starts at 12pm BST and will finish by 1pm BST - to fit in nicely with your lunch break. You will receive reminders before the event begins.

• You will receive a link to the recording and the material will be distributed to all sign-ups post-event if you fancy watching it another time. (So make sure you have signed up!)


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See you on Wednesday!