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December 17th, 2020, ISSUE 357

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Enforcing Semantic Versioning with sbt-strict-update

I want to tell sbt "this specific version breaks binary compatibility, so don't resolve it via eviction, fail the build instead." How do I do this?
Eugene Yokota (@eed3si9n)
Kafka Cron using wix/greyhound

The tool was wix/greyhound and the problem I wanted to solve was scheduling tasks using Kafka by providing schedules as Cron strings.
Algimantas Krasauskas (@AlgimantasKras1)
Scala Filesystem Operations (paths, move, copy, list, delete)

Scala developers no longer need to mess around with low level Java libraries for basic filesystem operations.
MungingData
Metals 2020 Review

Looking forward into 2021 we want to ensure we have a good picture and understanding of our users, how they interact with Metals, and what the biggest features requests are.
Metals contributors
Scala 3 - Crossing the finish line

As of 18th December we invite the community (users, contributors, maintainers, library authors, users, companies) to give one last big push of feedback to help the teams working on the Scala 3 release cross the finish line.
Scala Center (@scala_lang)
Scala 3 Developer's Preview Survey (3 - 5 min, 4 questions)

Please help the Scala organization prepare for the upcoming Scala 3 release by filling out this survey.
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Programming with Functions #2 - Functions as Data

Befriend your standard collections library. It's quite possible that somewhere there is a method which can save you a lot of work. Learn how to use the types to precisely describe what your code is doing and, thanks to that, avoid corner cases.
Maciek Gorywoda (@makingthematrix)

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Scala Love CFP

Scala Love takes place on February 13th, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 PM Central European Time (12:00 AM Midnight to 2:00 PM Pacific Standart Time). We are going to have two tracks: one for speakers based in Europe/Asia and one for speakers based in America! CFP closes at January 10, 2021 23:59 UTC January 11, 2021 00:59 CEST (Local)
Scala Love (@scala_love)
Functional Scala Megapack (3 workshops)

Functional Design + Functional Data Modeling + Scala 3 for Scala 2 developers. Use our special link to get a 15% discount!
John A De Goes (@jdegoes)
Lambda Days 2021


RELEASES

sbt 1.4.5

support for Apple silicon, updates to Coursier 2.0.7, and bugfixes.
sbt contributors
tapir 0.17.0

Introduces breaking changes for compatibility with sttp3, as well as better ZIO integration, client interpreter for Scala.JS, web sockets, play client interpreter, and other improvements!
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