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December 15th, 2022, ISSUE 460

READING

Fabric: A New JSON Library

This library benefited a great deal from the things I liked about the existing libraries, but hopefully offers some convenience features and simplifications that are entirely new.
Matt Hicks (@matthicks26)
Benchmarking Kafka vs Akka Brokerless Pub/Sub

With the release of 22.10 and specifically Akka Projections 1.3.0 we introduced a Brokerless Pub/Sub over gRPC. When we benchmarked it against Kafka we were very happy with the results seeing great reductions in latency.
Patrik Nordwall, Shishir Lamichhane
Scala Developer Survey 2022 Results

Check out the statistics regarding usage of different Scala versions and libraries.
Scala Center (@scala_lang)
State of Scala survey 2022

More stats! Dive deeper into user retention rates for different Scala ecosystems and libraries, as well as Scala Native and IDEs.
VirtusLab (@VirtusLab)
Integration testing using docker containers in Scala

A full example demonstrating how to leverage TestContainers for your tests.
Yadu Krishnan (@yadukrishnank)

EVENTS

Scalar 2023, March 23rd-24th, Warsaw, Poland

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NEScala 2023 Call to Action

We need volunteers who are willing to put in some real effort to work together and make NEScala 2023 happen. Spread the word!
Justin du Coeur (@jducoeur)
CFP: ScalaMatsuri (Online event, April 15th-16th 2023)

CFP closes January 14th.
ScalaMatsuri (@ScalaMatsuri)





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