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January 19th, 2023, ISSUE 465

READING

Deploy http4s on your domain with fly.io

Using fly.io, scala-cli, http4s and just can help automatise the process and reduce the friction up to the point it might even be fun.
Antonio Gelameris (@toniogela)
Early adventures in ZIO land

I must say that I am totally impressed with the sprawling ZIO ecosystem given how young the framework itself is.
Bogdan Dimitriu (@dimitriu_bogdan)
Implicit parameters when to use them? Part 1

The keyword implicit is overused in Scala 2 (similar to _). Therefore, it requires a lots of time and practice to distinguish between the various usages of implicits.
Julien Truffaut (@JulienTruffaut)
Tour of Scala

Redesign of the articles posted originally at: https://leobenkel.com/category/scala/knowledge-bits/
Leo Benkel (@LeoBenkel)
Sttp4: improving the developer experience

Adrien Piquerez created a thorough and code-complete proposal 10 on overhauling sttp’s RequestT and SttpBackend types, by splitting them into multiple traits/classes, and thus reducing the number of type parameters. This is of course a binary-incompatible change, and would have to form the basis of sttp version 4.
sttp contributors

LISTENING

Around IT: Scala: language with academic background and huge industry adoption

In this podcast episode, Tomek discusses Scala.
Tomasz Nurkiewicz (@tnurkiewicz)

VIDEOS

Is FP Really That Easy to Reason About? (For Beginners)

FP is often described as "easy to reason about", because allegedly we "just" need to tell the computer "what" to do as opposed to "how" to do it. This beginner-friendly video discusses "why" or at least "if" that is really the case. This video also points out why pattern matching is considered harmful.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Scalar 2023, March 23rd-24th, Warsaw, Poland

Your favourite Scala conference is back!
SoftwareMill (@scalarconf)
NEScala 2023 Call to Action

We need volunteers who are willing to put in some real effort to work together and make NEScala 2023 happen. Spread the word!
Justin du Coeur (@jducoeur)

RELEASES

scala-torch

JVM/Scala wrappers for LibTorch (for deep learning).
scala-torch contributors





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