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December 13th, 2019, ISSUE 304

READING

Akka references serialization with Protobufs (up to Akka 2.5)

How ActorRefs can be serialized with Protocol Buffers.
Michał Ostruszka (@mostruszka)
TMWL November’19 — ScalaTest, Medusa, PW-Sat2 cubesat

How to migrate your code to ScalaTest 3.1.0 and other stories from SoftwareMill-ers.
SoftwareMill (@softwaremill)
tapir: Yet another way to REST

Why is worth to try out tapir on the next http4s application?
Sean Policarpio (@nothergeek)
ZIO Actors

High-performance, purely-functional library for building and supervising typed actors backed by ZIO.
ZIO Maintainers
Implement your future with ZIO

The perfect starter for those who want to build Scala applications with ZIO.
Pavels Sisojevs
Decouple the Program from its Implementation with ZIO modules

How to separate the Domain Logic from the Infrastructure.
Pascal Mengelt
ZIO environment and modules pattern: zio, scala.js, react, query management

The blog covers a zio-based fetch design for scala.js, react web applications.
aappddeevv
Easy Scala Publication

Publishing artifacts for any sbt project using the GitHub Package Registry and the sbt-github-packages plugin.
Daniel Spiewak (@djspiewak)
Tour of Akka Typed: Cluster Singleton and Routers

The fifth episode of the series: scaling the payment processor out and making it resilient through the use of Cluster Singletons and Routers.
Manuel Bernhardt (@elmanu)
Building and Deploying Your First Cloudflow Application

The overview of Cloudflow framework.
Jeroen Rosenberg (@jeroenrosenberg)
How to Setup AWS Lambda in Scala without any external Library

The simple tutorial on writing AWS Lambda in Scala.
Edward Huang
Polynote, The Next Jupyter?

Just another notebook, or maybe not?
Harrison Miller
How I discovered the DummyImplicit (in Scala)

A simple problem only at first glance: overload a method for a `List[String]` and a `List[Int]`
Antoine Doeraene (@doe_antoine)
Make Your Scala Compiler Work Harder

Digging into the extra options offered by the Scala compiler.
Dick Wall
Geo-GraphQL with ElasticSearch

The tutorial inspired by the project after hours.
Duane Bester (@duanebester)
Community engineering report

Cats building on Dotty and other goodies by Permutive team.
Travis Brown (@travisbrown)
Christmas Story written in Scala

Something warm and joyful for improving your pre-Xmas mood.
Wiem Zine (@WiemZin)

EVENTS

Lambda Days, February 13th -14th 2020, Kraków, Poland

Draft paper submission by January 13th.
Lambda Days (@LambdaDays)
ScalaUA, April 3th-4th, 2020 Kyiv, Ukraine

CFP is on! Also: Super Early Bird tickets are available on website till 2019.12.31, and Wholesale 10+ tickets are available till 2020.04.02.
ScalaUA (@ScalaUA_Conf)
Scalar, March 19th-21st, 2020, Warsaw, Poland

Don't miss the CFP, open until Jan 1st! Get ready for one of the biggest Scala conferences in Europe!
SoftwareMill (@scalarconf)

RELEASES

Akka 2.6.1 Released | Akka

Many documentation updates, improved ByteString.toArray, structured log events and many other improvements.
Akka Team (@akkateam)
GitHub - monix/monix-bio

Bifunctor variant of Monix Task. Experimental alternative to monix.eval.Task from Monix which uses a second type parameter to represent recoverable errors.
Piotr Gawryś

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