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March 21st, 2024, ISSUE 524

READING

Zainab Ali joins the Advisory Board of the Scala Center as Community Representative

Congratulations!
Zainab Ali (@_zainabali_)
Tapir dropping Scala 2.12 support

Join the discussion!
Krzysztof Ciesielski (@kpciesielski)
Scala 3 Roadmap for 2024

More frequent releases, better build times, tighter integration with tooling, UX improvements, better reporting, and more to come!
Paweł Marks (@Kordyjan)
Leveraging sbt remote caching on a big modular monolith

In this article we review how sbt remote caching emerges as the game-changer, enhancing the development experience and crafting a more efficient workflow.
Sébastien Boulet
Krzysztof Ciesielski - My Scala Story

The past 11 years have been truly remarkable.
Krzysztof Ciesielski (@kpciesielski)
The Montréal Effect: Why Programming Languages Need a Style Czar

Does Scala suffer from too much flexibility and does it need an idiomatic referential style?
Adam Gordon Bell (@adamgordonbell)
Apache Pekko graduates to a Top Level Projects

Pekko leaves the Apache Incubator level.
Master Scala Rest APIs in 3 Simple Concepts: Illustrated Guide with Tapir, http4s, and Circe! (1/3)

What if I told you there’s a game-changing Scala solution for building Rest APIs and generating SwaggerUI docs at lightning speed? Plus, it’s as fast as FastAPI (for Python enthusiasts) to develop! All this while preserving the robust type safety and functional programming elegance of Scala!
James Jiang
A false end

Third part of the "Calculating 1 + 2 in a cross platform way" series.
Mark Hammond

VIDEOS

Unwrapping IO: is it a path that you want to follow?

We'll explore what direct-style Scala, represented by Ox, might be able to offer in the space of managing concurrency and resiliency.
Adam Warski (@adamwarski)
Let's build Snake!

Building the classic game 'Snake!' from scratch.
Purple Kingdom Games (@indigoengine)
Simple Scala with Li Haoyi

If you are looking for a simple tech stack that lets you focus on business requirements then the Li Haoyi ecosystem is a great choice.
Li Haoyi (@li_haoyi)

EVENTS

LambdaConf, May 4th-10th, Estes Park, Colorado

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

The largest international Scala conference in Asia.
ScalaMatsuri (@ScalaMatsuri)

RELEASES

Scala.js 1.16.0

The biggest highlight of this release is that we added a Scala.js-specific minifier. When combined with a general-purpose JavaScript minifier, our minifier should bring most of the code size benefits of the Google Closure Compiler when the latter cannot be enabled, notably when emitting ECMAScript modules.
Scala.js contributors (@scala_js)
tapir 1.10.0

New version brings more performance improvements, as well as codegen enhancements.
tapir contributors





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