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February 25th, 2016, ISSUE 106


Futures in Scala 2.12 series

New blogposts, introducing zipWith, upgraded transform, transformWith and rationale for onSuccess/onFailure deprecation.
Viktor Klang (@viktorklang)
Patterns in Scala: 101

Learn about Scala's stackable traits.
Saheb Motiani (@sahebmotiani)
Quill + Cassandra

This document compares Quill to the Datastax Java driver and the Phantom library.
Luis Angel Vicente Sanchez
Futures in Akka

A solution for according failing futures with actor supervision.
Paul Cleary (@pauljamescleary)
Typesafe Changes Name to Lightbend

Finally, the big announcement is up! Discover all the reasons behind this transformation and see what's coming in the future.
Lightbend (@lightbend)


Reactive Design Patterns

Slides and recording from the third Reactive Systems Hamburg Meetup.
Roland Kuhn (@rolandkuhn)


Scalar - registration is now open!

Join the third edition of our free-to-attend Scala conference, 16.04.2016, Warsaw, Poland.
SoftwareMill (@softwaremill)
Scala Days New York 2016

May 9th-13th, 2016 New York. Use code "sponsorfriend" during checkout for a discount!
Scala Days



A software load balancer (SLB), used by eBay to do L7 Switching and Load Balancing for eBay’s test infrastructure.
Chris Brown, Blesson Paul and eBay PaaS Team
sbt 0.13.11

A long list of improvements and fixes, with first steps towards Dotty awareness.
sbt contributors
Reactive Kafka 0.8.5 and 0.10.0

Supporting Kafka 0.8 and 0.9 respectively, a new release is ready, based on Akka 2.4.2!
Reactive Kafka contributors


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