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This week in #Scala (21/09/2015)

Posted by Petr Zapletal on Sun, Sep 20, 2015

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...

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New Content

  • Our friends from Typesafe have published a couple of interesting posts:
    •  by Oliver White
    •  another one by Oliver White
  • Let's introduce  - Simple, safe and intuitive I/O in Scala
  • Also project , a small framework to define long running (persistent)processes within Akka, looks interesting. More info
  • Log Uncaught Errors In Scala/Akka, nice by Misja Alma
  • Entry-Level, Synchronous & Transactional Event Sourcing, an by Adam Warski
  • Understanding the functional revolution in front-end applications, great blog by Thomas Roch
  • A short introduction to the `Aux` pattern, another nice , this time by Luigi
  • Intro to Spark Streaming, great by Brian Clapper
  • Benchmarking Aurora vs MySQL: Is Amazon’s New DB Really 5x Faster?, nice by Alex Zhitnitsky
  • Off-heap Memory in Apache Flink and the curious JIT compiler, very interesting by Stephan Ewen
  • Building DistributedLog: Twitter’s high-performance replicated log service, great by Leigh Stewart
  • Kafka by example: Kafka as Unix Pipes, nice Kafka by James Cheng
  • Road to Mobilization: Typeclasses in Swift, Haskell and Scala, a blog  by Krzysztof Siejkowski

Older Content

  • A Visual Introduction to Machine Learning, great by Stephanie and Tony
  • Functional Structures in Scala,  of great videos by Michael Pilquist

Updated Software

  •  Akka 2.3.14, fixes ClusterClient behaviour under certain edge-cases. Also Akka 2.4.0-RC3 is
  • Eventuate 0.3
  • Streamz 0.3.1 
  • Source Code MongoDB Scala Driver 2.8.2 / 3.0.0-M2
  • Just macro-compat-1.0.1
  • rediscala 1.5.0 is
  • ammonite scala REPL 0.4.8 with fixes
  • atto 0.4.2 
  • sbt-jmh 0.2.4 is
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. 

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Also if you are interested in the latest Devops news you can check Laura's blog post: This week in #DevOps (15/09/2015)

Topics: Scala, Akka, Spark, Reactive

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