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December 5th, 2019, ISSUE 303

READING

Write your own micro BDD test framework in one day

With Scala, writing you own BDD micro framework is easier than you think.
Łukasz Żuchowski (@Zuchos)
Monoid in the Category of Endofunctors

A thorough decomposition of monad theory.
Krzysztof Grajek (@grajo)
Introducing Scala Server Toolkit

In short it is culmination of years of Scala server development at Avast representing the best practices we have gained.
Jakub Janeček
How to write a command-line application with ZIO

In this blog post, you will learn how to structure a modular application using ZIO.
Piotr Gołębiewski
Picking a Languages for Introductory CS  - The Argument Against Python

The purpose of this blog post is to explore issues related to the selection of a first programming language for CS majors.
Mark Lewis
Top Link of November: How I learned to stop worrying and love FP in Scala

In order to become able to write functional code, or better yet to start thinking functional, you have to exercise it. Let's revisit this interesting post to read the full story again!
Ilya Kazovsky

EVENTS

Lambda Days, February 13th -14th 2020, Kraków, Poland

Draft paper submission by January 13th.
Lambda Days (@LambdaDays)
ScalaUA, April 3th-4th, 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

CFP is on! Also: Super Early Bird tickets are available on website till 2019.12.31, and Wholesale 10+ tickets are available till 2020.04.02.
ScalaUA (@ScalaUA_Conf)
Scalar, March 19th-21st, 2020, Warsaw, Poland

Don't miss the CFP, open until Jan 1st! Get ready for one of the biggest Scala conferences in Europe!
SoftwareMill (@scalarconf)

RELEASES

Alpakka Kafka 2.0.0-M2

A big update to this powerful reactive connector.
Alpakka Kafka contributors
sttp-model

Simple Scala HTTP model, extracted from sttp and now available as a separate module.
SoftwareMill (@softwaremill)
Quill 3.5.0

Ndbc Postgres Support, MS SQL Server returning via OUTPUT, Pretty Print SQL Queries, Fix shadowing via aggressive uncapture, Fix Issues with Short, Pull Oracle jdbc driver from Maven Central.
Quill contributors

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