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April 1st, 2022, ISSUE 424

READING

Fancy strings in Scala 3

Our goal will be to create dedicated types for non-empty and lowercase strings. We’ll use opaque types and inlines, which are new features of the Scala 3 compiler.
Adam Warski (@adamwarski)
Scala & the Three Implicits

After writing my three-part series on Options, Try and Either, which ended with the added bonus of explaining the elusive Monad, I’ve been wanting to write another series - again, aimed at the beginning-to-medium-level Scala programmer, that would inspire people to explore another cool and power aspect of Scala centered around Typeclasses and Implicits.
Murray Todd Williams (@murraytodd)
Scala 3: “Erased” Definitions

Martin Odersky and the EPFL Scala Center continue experimenting with potential new features in Scala 3. Let’s explore one of them, erased definitions.
Dean Wampler (@deanwampler)
Tapir: Building an adopters page

Is your company already using tapir? We’re building an “adopters” section in the documentation, and the more the merrier!
SoftwareMill (@softwaremill)
Announcing sbt-energymonitor

Today we’re pleased to announce the first release of sbt-energymonitor, a plugin for tracking energy consumption during Scala build tasks.
James Santucci

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RELEASES

mainargs

A small, convenient, dependency-free library for command-line argument parsing in Scala
Li Haoyi (@li_haoyi)





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