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March 26th, 2015, ISSUE 59


Async Goes Mainstream: 7 Reactive Programming Tools You MUST Know

Hot tools to do deployment, debugging, monitoring and messaging the reactive way.
Akka Typed

Introducing static type checking to Akka actors.
Introduction to scalaz-stream

Process your data and merge streams with concurrency under control.
Daniel Spiewak
Pickling Case Classes to Memcached with Scala

An elegant way to serialize and cache your data.
Brendan McAdams
Concurrency made easy with Scala and Akka

A gentle introduction into the world of actors.
Dead Code Rising


Why you might like Scala.js

Fresh video from Scala Days 2015.
Li Haoyi
How Scala is made

Take a peek into the secret recipe.
Grzegorz Kossakowski
Reactive Slick for Database Programming

How to do asynchronous database I/O with the completely new API of Slick 3.0.
Stefan Zeiger
Introduction to Scalaz

Get started with the world of Monoids, Functors and type classes.
Alois Cochard
What Makes Play Framework Fast?

Responsive + Resilient + Elastic + Message Driven = Reactive
Will Sargent


Activator: Akka cluster with CQRS and eventsourcing

A fresh activator to bootstrap a CQRS system.

An alternative to 'new', with better syntax and type inference.
Jon Pretty
sbt 0.13.8

Includes many new features such as native Maven dependency resolution.
spray 1.1.3 / 1.2.3 / 1.3.3

Mainly a bug fix release, choose your flavor.


Scalar agenda

Buckle up, here's the agenda!
Scala Symposium call for papers

June 13-14, Portland, Oregon.


Scala Support on Semaphore

With sbt built in, semaphore is now a platform supporting continuous integration of Scala projects.
Coursera: Principles of Reactive Programming

New edition of this acclaimed course by Martin Odersky, Erik Meijer and Roland Kuhn starts on April 13th.
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