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This week in #Scala (06/06/2016)

Posted by Petr Zapletal on Sun, Jun 5, 2016

Welcome to new edition of #ThisWeekInScala!

This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of Scala and Reactive programming.

It has been a week since last time, so lets catch-up on the latest Scala happenings...

New Content

  • We made a nice video documentary from Scala Days NYC !
  • Ways to pattern match generic types in Scala, a great article by our own Jaakko Pallari
  • The Scala Center Advisory Board, an by Jon Pretty
  • Domain specific types in a play framework project, a blog by Dominik Zajkowski
  • Overview of free monad in cats, a nice by Krzysztof Wyczesany 
  • Free Monads using FreeK, an by Pere Villega
  • Disadvantages of purely functional programming, a blog by Jon Harrop 
  • Micro-optimizing your Scala code, a great by Li Haoyi
  • Artery Design Ideas (new remoting), an interesting opened by Patrik Nordwall
  • A dive into Akka Streams, a great  by Gioia Ballin and Simone Fabiano
  • The future of service, another great by Jamie Allen
  • Kafka Streams - How Does It Fit The Stream Processing Landscape?, an interesting by Adam Warski
  • Streaming Data Architecture, a free by Ted Dunning and Ellen Friedman
  • Real Time Credit Card Fraud Detection with Apache Spark and Event Streaming, an by Carol McDonald
  • Monitoring Cassandra at Scale, an interesting by Joseph Lynch
  • And as always, Adrian Collier wrote a couple of insightful posts:

Updated Software

  • User-friendly scala lens syntax for mortals. xdotai / lens 1.0.0.  Built with CBT
  • sbt-export-repo 0.1.0, a plugin to export your dependency graph to a preloaded local repo
  • sbt-dependency-check 0.1.0, check your dependencies for publicly known vulerabilities/CVEs
  • sbt-jol, so you can trivially inspect object layout of your scala classes
  • akka-sse 1.8.1 for Akka 2.4.7
  • akka-http-json 1.7.0 for Akka 2.4.7
  • akka-log4j 1.1.4
  • sbt-prompt 1.0.0
  • eff-cats 1.7.1is  

That’s all folks. You can get in touch with me directly via email or on (@petr_zapletal) with any Scala news or content. Tip: Tweet about your content using hashtag #Scala. 

In case you are looking for new challenges, pay attention, because LoansWithNoCreditCheck are hiring!

Also if you are interested in the latest Devops news you can check Laura's blog post: This week in #DevOps (31/05/2016)


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