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This week in #Scala (11/04/2016)

Posted by Petr Zapletal on Mon, Apr 11, 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

  • Copying sealed trait instances: a journey through generic programming and shapeless, great article by our own Olivier
  • Reusable response collectors in Akka, interesting post by my colleague Jaakko
  • Event - Using Akka HTTP - Tuesday 12th April 2016. Krakow, an invitation to Sasha's talk 
  • 10 Influential Women in Java, Scala and Everything in Between, an by Henn Idan
  • A Comonad of Graph Decompositions, very interesting by Rúnar Bjarnason
  • Bits of Shapeless part 1: HLists, a blog by Rui Batista
  • Baking plugins, helpful by Sebastián Ortega
  • EasyDI – Who wants some cake?, nice by Eric Torreborre
  • Dependency Injection In Play Framework Using Scala, another DI related , this time by Krzysztof Pado
  • Hakk the planet: Implementing Akka HTTP (Un)Marshallers, great by Konrad Malawski
  • You can find awesome visualisation of Scala data structures
  • Why we chose Akka for our Cloud Device solution, an by Ulises Olivenza
  • Our friends from Lightbend published a couple of articles:
  • Introducing Complex Event Processing (CEP) with Apache Flink, great by Till Rohrmann
  • Rethinking Streaming Analytics for Scale, interesting by Helena Edelson
  • Log Compaction | Highlights in the Apache Kafka and Stream Processing Community | April 2016,  by Gwen Shapira
  • Hello World, Kafka Connect + Kafka Streams, great by Michal Haris
  • Coeffects: Context-aware programming languages, very interesting by Tomas Petricek
  • I'd also like to introduce you a couple of projects:
    • a build and debugging tool based on sbt
    • , Safer universal equivalence for Scala & Scala.JS
    • , yet another json parsering typeclass

Updated Software

  • for SI-2712 !!!
  • Flink 1.0.1 has been with more than 20 issues fixed
  • Just published 1 and  for Scala 2.12.0-M4
  • sbt-assembly 0.14.3 featuring shading fix on Windows contributed
  • Ignite Flink streaming connector is
  • Gearpump 0.8.0  with Akka 2.4.2 and Apache incubation
  • sbt-native-packager has brand-new docs and a new 1.1.0-RC3
  • New circe 0.4.0
  • Sangria v0.6.2 is . Now fully compatible with "April 2016" version of the GraphQL spec
  • conscript 0.5.0, first release from foundweekends
  • refined 0.4.0 is
  • picopickle 0.3.0
  • sbt-rats 2.3.0
  • kiama 2.0.0 is
  • sbt-nsa 0.0.1

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 (25/04/2016)

 

Topics: Scala, Akka, Reactive, Flink, Kafka

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