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April 16th, 2020, ISSUE 322

READING

The Death of Hype: What's Next for Scala

What's the Next Big Thing?
Li Haoyi (@li_haoyi)
IntelliJ Scala Plugin 2020.1

Scala 3, Function Literal Highlighting, Unused Parameter Inspection, Smart Step Into, and BSP Support Improvements
JetBrains (@jetbrains)
Newtype

Learn how to create a new type that can be used in place of another, while being considered different during the implicit lookup.
Francis Toth (@francistoth)
Data processing with Akka Actors: Part II

You'll learn how to write a relatively simple application with Akka, how to design master-worker architecture and how to implement a few communication patterns between actors.
Aleksandar Skrbic (@skrbic_a)
Akka-http graceful shutdown

By default, when you restart a service, the old instance is simply killed. This means that all current requests are aborted; the caller will be left with a read timeout. We can do better!
Erik van Oosten
A Brief History of ZIO

ZIO helps you quickly build very powerful and correct applications by playing to the strengths of Scala.
John A De Goes (@jdegoes)
Building an analytical data lake with Apache Spark and Apache Hudi - Part 1

This post will introduce the core Hudi concepts and working with Copy on Write tables.
Oliver Savio (@olly0808)
NewType is New Now!

Let’s come up with a new mechanism to define new types that is ergonomic, easy to use and devoid of boilerplates.
Afsal Thaj (@afsalt2)
This Month We've Learned:  CNAMEs, data encryption, Scala book & extension to try

Check out our recent discoveries!
SoftwareMill (@scalarconf)

PRESENTATIONS

How to co-locate Kafka Partitions with Akka Cluster Shards

A new powerful feature, allowing you to keep sharded actors on the same nodes as Kafka consumers that feed these actors.
Lightbend (@lightbend)
Data Juggling - Part 12 - Juggling Functions

In contrast to most of my videos this one is rather motivation than educational. Let's play with functions without any purpose or direction!
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Scalar Online, May 15th (CFP)

Send your proposal! Call for papers ends 23rd of April
SoftwareMill (@scalarconf)
Scala Love Remote Conference, April 18th

CFP is open now!
Scala Love (@scala_love)
Effective Scala Remote Workshop, April 21st-24th

Bill Venners and Frank Sommers from Artima will be teaching a hands-on Effective Scala training course April 21-24 over Zoom. The course will be held 9AM to 12:45PM in the US/Pacific time zone. We will meet for a half-day on each of four consecutive days. Enter coupon code SCALATIMESAPR20 for a 10% discount.
Artima, Inc (@ArtimaInc)
Functional Design with John de Goes, April 27th-28th

Use promo code SCALATIMES10 to get a special 10% discount for Scala Times readers!
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
Scala Swarm, June 18th-23rd, Porto, Portugal

Ticket sale is now open, come quick and grab your ticket to this unique event!
ScalaSwarm (@ScalaSwarmConf)
[cancelled] flatMap(Oslo), May 14th-15th, Oslo, Norway

The event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus.
flatMap(Oslo) (@flatmaposlo)
Scalar Workshops, October 8th-10th, Warsaw, Poland

Get ready for the workshop-driven FP event in Poland!
SoftwareMill (@scalarconf)
Functional Scala, December 3th-4th, London

Learn the critical topics you need to excel as a Scala developer, and celebrate the Scala programming language and community.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)

RELEASES

d4s

Dynamo DB Database Done Scala-way
d4s contributors
dhallj

This project is an implementation of the Dhall configuration language for the Java Virtual Machine.
dhallj contributors

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