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January 17th, 2019, ISSUE 257

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High-Performance Functional Programming Through Effect Rotation

Vertical & horizontal effects: how to combine multiple effects without the cost of Monad Transfomers
John A. de Goes (@jdegoes)
Trampolines for Everything

In this video we will learn how trampolines can eliminate tail calls in any program, not only CPS. This is part 2/2.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)
This month at SoftwareMill we’ve learned — December’18

One of the insights this month from SoftwareMill is what to look out for when working with Akka's PersistentFSM actors. Plus, a Scala eXchange recap!
SoftwareMill (@softwaremill)
A Guide to Scala Collections: Exploring Monads in Scala Collections

Although not explicitly named, Scala's collections are full of monads. Find out where!
Robert DeCaire (@DecaireRobert)
Spark Custom Stream Sources

Extending Spark's sources API to use custom streaming sources
Nicolas A Perez (@anicolaspp)
Things I Wish I'd Known About Spark When I Started

One year later: an experience report on what to look out for when using Spark
Enigma (@enigma_data)
Finch vs Http4s, which is FPer

Comparing finch and http4s, two "functional" HTTP libraries for Scala. Which one is functionalier?
Jichao Ouyang (@oyanglulu)
The Fourth Type of Variance

Variance in Scala (and elsewhere) is tricky business. Especially that there are 4 types!
Benjamin Hodgson
Type Erasure in Scala

There's a lot of types in Scala, but a lot of them are erased at run-time. Does this have consequences in practice?
Sid Shanker (@sidpshanker)
A series of Phantom — Part1 : Getting started with Phantom

An introduction on how to use a Cassandra client library for Scala - Phantom.
Flavian Alexandru
Scala hyperledger fabric client

Private blockchains in Scala, using Hyperledger
Eranga Bandara (@itseranga)

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Finch 0.27

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