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January 6th, 2022, ISSUE 412

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Why Scala Is Seeing A Renewed Interest For Developing Enterprise Software

After more than 10 years of using Scala, we can now correctly understand its strengths and appropriate use cases. Those who will investigate the language now and find the correct use cases at their organization will reap the benefits.
Mark Kerzner (@markkerzner)
The wonder of context functions

Context functions make for a powerful dependency injection mechanism. They also don't require mapping, flatmapping, etc like the Reader monad requires. Best of all, this abstraction doesn't have the runtime overhead of the Reader monad or Kleisli, and so can be used to add context to any effect type without paying a price for it.
Mark Hammons (@MarkHammons)

EVENTS

Scala Love CFP, February 18th, 2022, Online Event

Everyone is very welcome to apply to speak at Scala Love. We are looking for people willing to share their knowledge in the company of other great developers.
Scala Love (@scala_love)
ScalaMatsuri CFP, March 19th - 20th, 2022, Online Event

CFP will close at January 15th (Sat), 2022 Anywhere on Earth (Jan 16th 20:59 JST).
ScalaMatsuri (@ScalaMatsuri)
TypeVille CFP, April 20th - 23rd 2022, Krynica-Zdrój, Poland

The new brand name for Scalar comes in April 2022! Submit a C4P application by January 9th.
SoftwareMill (@typevilleconf)

RELEASES

Scala Native 0.4.3-RC1

Welcome support for Scala 3. This release does also contain performance-critical bug fixes to performing operations on Strings, leading to significant improvement of regexes throughput.
Scala Native contributors (@scala_native)





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