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January 20th, 2022, ISSUE 414

READING

Safer Exceptions in Scala 3

Learn how the idea of checked exceptions can be revisited in Scala 3, and how to approach error handling overall.
Dean Wampler (@deanwampler)
Type Class Derivation in Scala 3

Scala 3 added several powerful mechanisms which can be used for type class derivation. In this post, we’ll see how using several of them have enabled us to save time and effort when writing tests.
Ron Aharoni
Learn Scala with Online Courses

A retrospective of 2021 and announcements of new courses coming up this year.
Scala Center (@scala_lang)
Functional Programming in Scala

Algebraic structures, functions, type classes and other building blocks based on mathematical theory - all you need to grasp when beginning your adventure with FP.
Raghavendra Pandey
Migrating to Java 17

The impressive performance promised by Java 17, especially regarding garbage collection, was big enough a carrot to push us to migrate. The cherry on top: our Scala 2.13.7 is compatible with Java 17!
Julien Deray (@Julien_Deray)
Top Link Of December: Smart constructors for case classes

You think you know all patterns around case classes? This article may surprise you.
Noel Markham (@noelmarkham)

EVENTS

TypeVille, April 19th - 23rd 2022, Krynica-Zdrój, Poland

The new brand name for Scalar comes in April 2022!
SoftwareMill (@typevilleconf)
Lambda Days, July 28th-29th, Kraków, Poland

A one of a kind experience in the functional world!
LambdaDays (@LambdaDays)

RELEASES

mill 0.10.0

Your shiny new Scala build tool! Confused by SBT? Frustrated by Maven? Perplexed by Gradle? Give Mill a try! Version 0.10.0 brings a lot of updates and fixes.
mill contributors
Monix Newtypes 0.2.1

Macro-free helpers for defining newtypes in Scala, cross-compiled to Scala 3.
Alexandru Nedelcu (@alexelcu)





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