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July 2nd, 2020, ISSUE 333

READING

Using monocle and akka to facilitate model and component reusability in a react scala.js application

Introducing the the SMAkkaR.js Stack.
Hernan Saab
Using akka and react to organize your single page scala.js application

This blog should resonate specially to those users who are looking for something like Redux to organize a single page React+Scala.js application.
Hernan Saab

PRESENTATIONS

Tagless Final - Part 2 - Introduction to the Expression Problem

This video is an introduction to the expression problem, which will be solved in the upcoming videos. We will also see how this theoretical problem relates to business applications.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Functional, Type-safe, Testable Microservices with ZIO gRPC, July 16th, Online Webinar

Join us at 7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT. Learn how to create and ship type-safe, testable microservices as you watch Nadav live code a simple and boilerplate-free service in just a few minutes!
Navad Samet (@thesamet)
Configuration management in Scala using zio-config, July 23rd, Online Webinar

Join us at 10:00 AM GMT+1. During the session, we uncover more capabilities of zio-config, from simple examples to complex use-cases.
Afsal Thaj (@afsalt2)
Functional Scala Fundamentals, September 1st-3rd, Online Course

Discount applies with the code: SCALATIMES, this time 20% off!
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
Functional Scala, December 3th-4th, London

Learn the critical topics you need to excel as a Scala developer, and celebrate the Scala programming language and community.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)

RELEASES

Scala 2.13.3

Improvements to warnings and linting, experimental -Xasync support.
Scala contributors
sauerkraut

A reimagined scala-pickling in the Scala 3 world.
Josh Suereth (@jsuereth)
Blindsight 1.3.0

Blindsight is “observability through logging” where observability is defined as baked in high cardinality structured data with field types. New version comes with statement interpolator, lazy and statement methods, and a section on memory churn.
Will Sargent (@will_sargent)
scalajs-react 1.7.1

Add AsyncCallback.barrier, Deprecate getDerivedStateFromProps, reusability improvements and many more updates.
scalajs-react contributors
Quill 3.5.2

It took a little longer than usual releases, but for a good reason: regargind the future of Quill, @deusaquilus has been doing an amazing job preparing the foundations for the upcoming Dotty implementation.
Quill contributors





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