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November 4th, 2021, ISSUE 403

READING

The future of Lagom

An explanation how almost everything you can do with Lagom today, you can do with more developer friendly and powerful technologies that have largely made Lagom redundant.
James Roper (@jroper)
Run a fs2-kafka stream with scala-cli and Scala 3

In this blog post, I’m sharing a real use case that I’ve experienced recently in one of the projects I’m working on. Specifically, I had to build a Kafka processing pipeline to mock a new service under development.
Miguel García Puyol (@miguelpuyol)
Demystifying Akka Streams' Materialized Values

n this article I’m gonna try to give an in-depth coverage of all there is to know about materialized values using as a guide the questions and doubts I had while learning the library.
Andrea Zito (@nivox)
Asynchronous Microservices with ZIO-gRPC and Scala

Learn how to put together all the pieces into an elegant solution.
λ.eranga
An identifier, by any other name, …

Naming values is hard, isn't it? So why not base the name on the type?
Robin Hillyard (@Phasm1d)
Questions about real-world usage of ZIO

Impressions of an experienced engineer.
François Armand (@fanf42)
Telegram Bot In Scala 3 With Bot4s + http4s + Doobie for CI notifications

In this article, I want to show you how to brew a simple Telegram bot using Scala 3, cats, bot4s library and also discuss the current state of the Scala ecosystem regarding Scala 3 support.
Vlad Kopaniev (@kopaniev)

VIDEOS

Break free from your entangled code base! - Part 1

This video is about the Law of Demeter (#LoD) in Scala aka Principle of Least Knowledge. This is part 1/2.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

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John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)
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RELEASES

ScalikeJDBC 4.0.0

Now available for Scala 2.12, 2.13, and Scala 3 app development!
scalikejdbc contributors
Scala 2.13.7

Updates regarding Scala 3 alignment, JDK18 support, support for JDK 16 records in Java sources, and quite a few other updates!





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