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  1. Scala Times Issue #406

    Security improvements in tapir 0.19. Retrying function calls in Scala. Parsing character encoding-dependent protocols with scodec in Scala. Introduction to ZIO. "Scala with Cats" Review.


  2. Scala Times Issue #405

    The programmer's brain in the lands of exploration and production. The Red Book - "Functional Programming in Scala" Review. Functional Scala, Dec 2nd - 3rd.


  3. Scala Times Issue #404

    On the future of Akka & Lightbend. Data Times - Big Data and ML enthusiasts news flash. Break free from your entangled code base! - Part 2. Scala at Scale at Databricks. Recursion pitfalls in IO monads and how to avoid them.


  4. Scala Times Issue #403

    The future of Lagom. Run a fs2-kafka stream with scala-cli and Scala 3. Demystifying Akka Streams' Materialized Values. Asynchronous Microservices with ZIO-gRPC and Scala. An identifier, by any other name, ….


  5. Scala Times Issue #402

    Developing your own Content Management System - Preface. No leftovers: Working with pulls in fs2. Publishing Scala Code Coverage Results to CodeCov using Github Actions. The inline Modifier in Scala 3. Dataflow Analysis for Scala.


  6. Scala Times Issue #401

    Proceedings of the 12th ACM SIGPLAN International Symposium on Scala. On the future of Play Framework. Scala 3 and Spark?. Trait parameters in Scala3 - a feature no one asked for?. ZIO from Scratch - Part 1.


  7. Scala Times Issue #400

    A Case Study in Incrementally Improving Code. Proof of Multi-Stage Programming with Generative and Analytical Macros. Testing client/server compatibility + error handling - SPFS #4. "Programming in Scala" Review. Type-Level Programming in Scala, Part 2: A Type-Level Quicksort.


  8. Scala Times Issue #399

    Akka Serverless: Developing with Java or Scala. Improving DateTimeFormatter.parseBest using Scala 3. Top Link of September: What’s Changed Since Scala 3.0.0. Scala Metals with Multiple Roots in a Workspace. Serverless Chats Episode 112: Abstracting Stateful Serverless with Jonas Bonér.


  9. Scala Times Issue #398

    Fast number parsing in Scala. On TF and ZIO in 2021. Trace your microservices with ZIO Telemetry. Scala isn't Hard: How to Master Scala Step by Step. Scala 3 publishing plan for scalameta.


  10. Scala Times Issue #397

    Akka gRPC update delivers 1200% performance improvement (so what happened?). Using BSP effectively in IntelliJ and Scala. ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET). ScalaCon, November 2nd - 5th. Functional Scala, Dec 2nd - 3rd.


  11. Scala Times Issue #396

    Monitoring Akka applications with Mesmer and OpenTelemetry. Building Next Gen Applications on JVM with ZIO. Where the ZIO Roadmap is Headed Next. Announcing Data Times. SBT Tutorial - Part 1.


  12. Scala Times Issue #395

    Akka gRPC benchmarks. Scala 3: What’s Changed Since Scala 3.0.0. ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET). ScalaCon, November 2nd - 5th. Functional Scala, Dec 2nd - 3rd.


  13. Scala Times Issue #394

    A Preview of Logging in ZIO 2.0. Number (part 2). Fuzzy, lazy, functional numeric computing in Scala. Advances In The ZIO 2.0 Scheduler. Effective Programming in Scala.


  14. Scala Times Issue #393

    Incorporating Plotly into your Zeppelin notebooks with Spark and Scala. What is F[_] in Scala?. A pure functional Primality Test in Scala. Using oracles to test the service and data layer. ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET).


  15. Scala Times Issue #392

    ScalaCache: A Caching Library To Rule Them All. Migrating from IntelliJ IDEA to VSCode and Metals. Announcing Data Times. Building Twitter's backend RPC services with Finagle. ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET).


  16. Scala Times Issue #391

    Spark ML hyperparameter tuning. Number (part 1). Announcing Data Times. ZLayer DSL - Getting Started with ZIO in Scala3. ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET).


  17. Scala Times Issue #390

    Understanding Comparative Benchmarks. Announcing Scala.js 1.7.0. Announcing Data Times. Why Should You Care About Referential Transparency?. GitHub Copilot for Scala - Does it work?.


  18. Scala Times Issue #389

    An intro to the Scala presentation compiler. From Scala 2 shapeless to Scala 3. IntelliJ Scala Plugin 2021.2. Scastie with Scala 3. Tooling Talks Episode 3 - Justin Kaeser.


  19. Scala Times Issue #388

    Data Times - Big Data and ML enthusiasts news flash. Story of importing a large dataset to Akka Cluster. Combining the terminal (iTerm) with the IDE. Metaprogramming in Scala 3: Inline. Part 6 - zio.Has - Getting Started with ZIO in Scala3.


  20. Scala Times Issue #387

    Will Scala 3 be your new favorite language?. Programming with Functions #8: Monads. Part 5 - ZIO.access - Getting Started with ZIO in Scala3. 12th ACM SIGPLAN Scala Symposium Call for Papers. ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET).


  21. Scala Times Issue #386

    Scala 3: Macros. 5 Key Lessons from Functional Programming in Scala. OAuth2 Scala application with sttp-oauth2, part 1 - Dev notes. Scala 3 Tech Report by SoftwareMill. Top Link of June: Scala 3 goodies for Scala 2 developers.


  22. Scala Times Issue #385

    Scala 3 Tech Report. ZIO: Introduction to Fibers. Problem: automatic coloring of effect monads in dotty-cps-async. Scala 3: Anti-Givens. (re)constructing sequences with Alternative.


  23. Scala Times Issue #384

    How to write a fire shader. Scala 3 goodies for Scala 2 developers. Composable Scala Matchers: Introduction. Writing an Interpreter From Scratch. Destroy your foldLeft with traverse and State - Scala tutorial.


  24. Scala Times Issue #383

    Existential Crisis: Implementing MapK in Scala 3 . What is ZIO and should you learn it?. Zymposium, June 18th (PDT). ZIO Hackathon, Oct 29th - 31st (CET). ScalaCon, November 2nd - 5th.


  25. Scala Times Issue #382

    Cats: Essential Type Class Hierarchy, Explained. Debugging and Observing Your Scala Code. Programs as Values, Part III: Explicit Control Flow. Programming in Scala Fifth Edition . Favor composition over inheritance in Scala3 with exports!.


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