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July 13th, 2023, ISSUE 490


How to implement streaming microservices with ZIO 2 and Kafka

We will cover the basics of ZIO, ZIO Streams, and finally, the process of implementing streaming microservices using ZIO Kafka and functional programming techniques. As special guests, some other libraries from the ZIO ecosystem will make their appearance: ZIO Config, ZIO Logging, ZIO JSON and ZIO HTTP!
Jorge Vasquez (@jorvasquez2301)
Automation tools for Scala development

Build robust pipelines using GitHub Actions, Scala Steward, and Mergify.
Yadu Krishnan (@yadukrishnank)
Introduction to optics in Scala

I find optics to be extremely useful for manipulating data in integration tests when you need to see how larger data structures are changed by entire software components.
Michał Pawlik
Comprehensive Data Validation in Scala

Leverage the full potential of the Validated data type from Cats.
Anzori (Nika) Ghurtchumelia


ZIO 2 Runtime Improvements

Highlighting the major updates including direct Loom support and various micro-optimizations, John provides insights into the polished and hardened features that make ZIO 2 more efficient and robust.
John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)
ZIO Logging

Understand how this ZIO-native solution can transform your logging practices, delivering correlation, context, and compatibility with common backends. Explore its multi-fiber Logger Context feature and the benefits of its rich integration with ZIO 2's built-in logging facilities.
Peter Kotula


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Slick v3.5.0-M4

First Slick prerelease for Scala 3!
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tapir 1.6.1

Extended netty configuration, SAM templates, OpenAPI 3.1.0, JSON schema, and enhanced ZIO environment flexibility.
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sttp v4.0.0-M2

circe module for scala-native, updated dependencies and bugfixes.
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