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May 28th, 2015, ISSUE 68

READING

Comparing akka-stream and scalaz-stream with code examples

A thorough comparision of two leading libraries in the hot world of streams.
Adam Warski (SoftwareMill)
Scala Case Classes in Depth

One of the fundaental building blocks of Scala - how well do you know it?
Alessandro Lacava
The Good Parts: Reflections after 1.5 years of Akka

We read about the pain, let's read about the gain.
Joe Barnes
New in Bootzooka - Towards the Reactive

How transitioning to Slick 3.0 brings a wave of changes that lifted our project to a new level.
Krzysztof Ciesielski (SoftwareMill)
SpinGo <3 Scala

Another testimony of a company charmed by Scala and its ecosystem.
Tim Charper (SpinGo)
How to write a subscriber for akka-streams

A simple example to help you grasp the awesomeness of akka-streams.
Łukasz Żuchowski
A comparison of Akka Persistence with Eventuate

Learn about different approaches to Event Sourcing in context of the CAP theorem.
Martin Krasser
Akka samples with Scala and Spring

How to use core Spring Java libraries to use Spring in your Akka application?
Biju Kunjummen
Dynamic member lookup in Scala

Make your Scala a bit more groovy.
Mariusz Nosiński (Scalac)
Scalaz Monad Transformers

Part II of the "Functional Programming for the average Joe" series.
Raúl Raja (47 deg)
New XPath / XQuery 3 engine being developed in Scala

A short announcement of a very promising project.
Justin Johansson
Porting a Scala Play 2.3 application with Slick 2.1.0 to Play 2.4 and Slick 3.0.0

Things you need to know when preparing for the migration.
Sourcy

PRESENTATIONS

Scala in the Enterprise

Technical and development advice to agile teams new to implementing Scala.
Peter Pilgrim
flatMap(Oslo) 2015

Enjoy these fresh conference talks recorded and available on Vimeo.
Vimeo

CODE

Akka 2.4-M1
 
The first milestone of new Akka with lots of updates and binary compatibility with 2.3.
hAkkers
Play 2.4
 
It's here, bringing a lot of new features and bugfixes.
Play Team
akka-sse 0.13.0

A library that adds support for Server-Side Events to Akka HTTP.
Heiko Seeberger
refined
 
A port of the 'refined' Haskell library to Scala. Provides type-level predicates for refining other types.
Frank S. Thomas

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