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This week in #Scala (04/12/2017)

Posted by Petr Zapletal on Mon, Dec 4, 2017

Welcome to the 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 & Reactive happenings...                            

New Content

  • Wondering what's up with in Scala?
  • Announcing: ! (scala's fast compile & test tool)
  • New Scala colloections described - 
  • I hinghly recommend to check out  
  • in a Lagom application
  • Interesting paper to read - 
  • ! The console and AWS lambda integrations look sweet
  • Amazon announced ! A fully managed service to build, train & deploy machine learning models at scale
  • And also EC2
  • New confluent post - , also contains my favourite diagram ^^
  • All of #NIPS2017 papers in
  • at Facebook scale
  • Mozilla has open source speech recognition model & data. Word error rate 6.5%, which is close to human
  • Unintended side-effects, reward hacking, unsafe exploration and more... for autonomous agents and RL
  • in software, based on an analysis of the systems for the Voyager and Galileo spacecraft
  • by Berkeley AI Research
  • New : Achieving Scale-independence for your Application is coming!
  • Don't forget to check regularly

Updated Software

  • Scala.js 1.0.0-M2 is
  • Dotty 0.5.0-RC1 is
  • Scala packaging utility now supports sbt 1.1.0-M1
  • sbt 1.0.4 is ft. no-op compilation perf fix (caused by classpath hashing)
  • sbt 1.1.0-RC1 is now ft. unified slash syntax and sbt server using LSP
  • Akka HTTP 10.0.11 ! New caching module and rewritten (experimental) client pool
  •  akka-log4j 1.6.0 with support for Log4j 2.10.0
  • specs2 maintenance 4.0.2
  • Sangria v1.3.3 is !  Featuring most recent SDL spec updates, multi-line string support, SDL descriptions as strings, and some other minor improvements
Also if you are interested in the latest Devops news you can check Laura's blog post: This week in #DevOps (28/11/2017)

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


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