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January 18th, 2024, ISSUE 515

READING

ScalaSql: a New SQL Database Query Library for the com-lihaoyi Scala Ecosystem

This blog post discusses the introduction of the ScalaSql query library. Why it is needed, what it brings to the table over the many existing database query libraries in the Scala ecosystem, and what makes it fit nicely into the com-lihaoyi philosophy of "Executable Scala Pseudocode that's Easy, Boring, and Fast"
Li Haoyi (@li_haoyi)
Deriving Tail Recursive Fibonacci

One of the cornerstones of Functional Programming is the use of structural recursion: writing functions that are recursive (they call themselves) and that model the recursion after the structure of the data they are operating on.
Fabio Labella

LISTENING

Virtual Threads Looming with Adam Warski

Bruce Eckel and James Ward chat with Adam Warski about Loom, Virtual Threads, and his Loom-based Scala library, Ox, for structured concurrency & Go-Like Channels.
Happy Path Programming (@HappyPathProg)

EVENTS

Scala Meetup, Jan 31st, Hamburg, Germany

Join us for talks about Scala CLI, live-coding AI with Besom (Pulumi) & Algebraic Data Types.
Scala Hamburg
Scala Meetup @ MOIA feat. VirtusLab, Feb 1st, Berlin, Germany

Join us for talks about Hands-on Besom: Full-stack Scala in practice & Algebraic Data Types.
MOIA G. and Bendix S.
Scala IO, Feb 15th-16th, Nantes, France

Save the date!
ScalaIO (@ScalaIO_FR)
Functional stream processing workshop before Scalar, Mar 20th, Warsaw, Poland

Stream processing lies at the heart of many complex problems. Learn to solve them with fs2, the most sophisticated functional streaming library. This workshop will demystify the art of functional stream programming. We’ll see how cats-effect and fs2 excel in event-driven architectures and tackle complex concurrency challenges; all the while maintaining performance, resource safety and error recovery. As a final challenge, we’ll use our knowledge of event-driven systems and concurrent processes to code and animate a simulation game in Scala 3.
Zainab Ali (@_zainabali_)
Scalar, March 21st - 22nd, Warsaw, Poland

Join the greatest Scala conference in Central Europe!
Scalar Conference (@scalarconf)
LambdaConf, May 4th-10th, Estes Park, Colorado

Get ready!
LambdaConf (@lambda_conf)
ScalaMatsuri CFP, June 7th-9th, Tokyo, Japan

The CFP will close at February 24, 2024 (Saturday) at 23:59.
ScalaMatsuri (@ScalaMatsuri)

RELEASES

scala-cli 1.1.1

Enjoy a new release of enhancements and fixes.
VirtusLab (@VirtusLab)





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