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July 18th, 2019, ISSUE 283

READING

Python vs. Scala: a comparison of the basic commands

An immediate reference for those of you who are just starting to get familiar with either Python or Scala. The following step will be to build a similar guide to explore the differences between pandas/sklearn and sparks, looking forward to it!
Emma Grimaldi (@ItalianJemma)
Keep your projects up-to-date with Scala Steward

A short presentation of a robot that helps in keeping dependencies, sbt, and sbt plugins up-to-date.
Frank S. Thomas (@fst9000)
A summary of Scala Days 2019 - Criteo R&D Blog - Medium

Some highlights of the tenth edition of Scala Days.
Criteo Labs (@CriteoEng)
My favorite new features of Scala 2.13 standard library

improvements and other changes of Scala 2.13 release.
Linas Medžiūnas (@LinasMedziunas)
Implementing a server for the Language Server Protocol

An introduction to Metals.
Tomek Godzik (@TomekGodzik ‏)

PRESENTATIONS

Homegrown Scala Collections: Testing Streams

In this video we will ironically require the Environment Model for Procedure Application in order to ensure that our Streams implementation does not produce evaluation leaks.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)
Making the Matrix with Scala

The introductory episode of a series about learning programming.
Maciej Gorywoda (@makingthematrix)

EVENTS

Scala in the City - Thursday 25th July @ Vrbo (HomeAway) #17

Meetup dedicated to everyone who loves all things Scala.
Scala in the City (@Scalainthecity)
Lambda World, Cádiz, Spain, October 17th - 18th

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Lambda World (@lambda_world)
BeeScala, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 21st - 21rd

Don't miss your ticket for this unique conference!
BeeScala (@BeeScalaConf)
Code Mesh, London, November 7th - 8th

Don't miss the very early bird tickets that will go on sale on July 21st!
CodeMesh (@CodeBEAMio)

RELEASES

Scalabars

Scala Handlebars implementation
Greg Zoller
quill 3.3.0

Quill provides a Quoted Domain Specific Language (QDSL) to express queries in Scala and execute them in a target language. Version 3.3.0 brings a greatly improved .returning clause, Scala-idiomatic == for nullable columns, and important bug fixes.
Quill contributors

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