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July 24th, 2020, ISSUE 336

READING

IntelliJ Scala Plugin 2020.2: Auto-import for Implicits

The Scala plugin can show you how impicits are derived and where they come from.
JetBrains (@jetbrains)
"First Class" Types in Scala 3

I'm recently migrating some libs and projects to Scala 3, I guess it would be very helpful to me or anyone interested to learn some new functional programming features that Scala 3 is bringing to us.
Jichao Ouyang (@oyanglulu)
What is an Effect?

We often use the term effect when talking about the behavior of our code. But what is an effect? Can we talk about effects in precise ways, in order to write better programs that we can better understand?
Adam Rosien (@arosien)
Writing Angular Services in Scala


PRESENTATIONS

Tagless Final - Part 4.2 - Why The F[_]

In this video we will see why the letter F is used and no it has nothing to do with the word "final". We will also see how easy it is NOW to extend our designs and we will even talk a little about category theory.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Reimagining Functional Type Classes, July 30th, Scala San Francisco, Online Event

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM PDT. In this presentation, John A. De Goes introduces a new Scala library with a completely different factoring of functional type classes—one which throws literally everything away and starts from a clean slate.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
Essential Effects, July 27-28th, Online Course

Essential Effects teaches how to safely create, compose, and execute effectful Scala programs using the Typelevel cats-effect library, and how to integrate these concepts and techniques into your projects. Use our link for a discount for Scala Times readers!
Inner Product (@InnerProductLLC)
Functional Scala Fundamentals, September 1st-3rd, Online Course

Discount applies with the code: SCALATIMES, this time 20% off!
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
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)
African Scala Development Program

Jon Pretty and John de Goes are offering a series of free premium Scala training courses to developers based in the African continent. Ziverge is looking for more teachers that would like to join the initiative.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)

RELEASES

zio-json

Fast, secure JSON library with tight ZIO integration.
zio-json contributors
trace4cats

Distributed app tracing implementation in pure scala using cats-effect.
Chris Jansen (@janstenpickle)
Monix BIO

Asynchronous Programming for Scala and Scala.js
monix-bio contributors

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