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May 2nd, 2019, ISSUE 272

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The little gems of Scala standard library

What's hidden in Scala's standard library? Let's uncover some of the less known secrets!
Linas Medžiūnas
Practical fiber safety (and how Concurrent implies Parallel)

How to safely use fibers in cats-effect
Oleg Pyzhcov (@oleg_pyzhcov)
Typelevel Sustainability Program Announcement

A practical way to make the awesome typelevel libraries even awesomer!
Typelevel (@typelevel)
Homegrown #Scala Collections - ScalaCheck / ScalaTest Integration

In this video we will see how the property based testing library ScalaCheck can be integrated into the example based library ScalaTest. Furthermore we will see how ScalaTest can be used for property based testing without ScalaCheck in the near future.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)
Alphabet Soup: Lensing, for free

Converting between data structures, or a soup of lenses
James Phillips
From String to AST: parsing

Grammars, languages, automata with a Scala representation
Mateusz Kubuszok (@MateuszKubuszok)

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RELEASES

stm4cats

Bringing STM, recently re-popularized by ZIO-STM, into the cats world
Oleg Pyzhcov (@oleg_pyzhcov)
ScalaJack: Fast JSON parser/generator for Scala

A new entry in the Scala JSON competition
Greg Zoller
cats-effect 1.3.0

An update to your favorite effect library
Ross A. Baker (@rossabaker)

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