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November 1st, 2018, ISSUE 246

READING

Don’t get mixed

It's easy to get frenzy with stashing many traits together. But is it always safe?
Łukasz Żuchowski
Typed Functional Programming and Software Correctness

When pushed far enough, this approach of propositions as types turns a famous programming joke into a serious statement: “If it type-checks, ship it!”
Marko Dimjašević
Scala compiler phases with pictures

What does scalac (Scala compiler) do during compiling time?
Katarzyna Kosek
A tale on Semirings

Ever wondered why sum types are called sum types? Or maybe you’ve always wondered why the <*> operator uses exactly these symbols? And what do these things have to do with Semirings? Read this article and find out!
Luka Jacobowitz (@LukaJacobowitz)
Scala Programming  -  A Skeptic’s Journey

When I started my first job in Scala, I brought healthy skepticism. So here I am twenty-something months later, and I wanted to ask myself a few questions about my journey and where I see myself going with Scala in the future.
Dean Povey
Top Link of October: Anatomy of functional programming

The most often visited link from our newsletter last month. Basic notions of functional programming that I find myself explaining often lately into a series of articles.
Martin Menestret (@mmenestret)

PRESENTATIONS

Homegrown Scala Collections - Part 11 - Higher-Kinded Types

In this video we will learn about higher-kinded types which resemble higher-order functions but whereas higher-order functions act on values, higher-kinded types act on types.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

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RELEASES

test-state 2.3.0

A library to aid testing stateful stuff statelessly, and reasonably. Version 2.3.0 brings many changes affecting all DomZipper implementations.
test-state contributors

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