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October 16th, 2020, ISSUE 348

READING

Java 15 through the eyes of a Scala programmer

Let’s take a look at how the (preview of final) features available in Java 15 relate to constructs known in Scala.
Adam Warski (@adamwarski)

VIDEOS

Programming in Scala for beginners - week 6: patterns & week 7: sequences

Open Scala lectures in Swedish by Björn Regnell at Lund University, Sweden.
Björn Regnell
Tagless Final - Part 14 - wait, don't fold (The Big Rewrite)

In this video we will talk about what it means to fold over a GADT when viewed as initial embedding.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Functional Design, October 20th - 22nd, Online training

In this course, developers will learn how to write simple functional solutions to everyday business problems, without jargon and without type classes. Use code "ScalaTimes10" to receive 10% off at the checkout.
John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)
The Rise of Loom and the Evolution of Reactive Programming, October 22nd, Online meetup

On Thursday, October 22nd at 8:00 PM (UK time) John A. De Goes will be giving a talk to the online meetup of ZIO London.
John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)
Scale By the Bay, November 12th - 14th, online event

Starting at 3:30 PM CET. Use promo code "FUNCTIONAL" to get a 10% discount for our readers!
Scale By The Bay (@ScaleByTheBay)
Functional Data Modeling, November 18th - 19th, Online training

In this course, developers will learn how to use functional Scala to construct simple, precise, and flexible models of any business domain. Use code "ScalaTimes10" to receive 10% off at the checkout.
John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)
ZIO Hackathon, November 20th-21st, online event

Attendees of ZIO Hackathon 2020 will be able to attend talks on ZIO projects from leading open source contributors, as well as receive expert mentorship in contributing features, bug fixes, and documentation enhancements to the ZIO ecosystem of libraries.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
Functional Scala, December 3th-4th, London

Learn the critical topics you need to excel as a Scala developer, and celebrate the Scala programming language and community.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
Scala 3 for Scala 2 developer, December 8th - 10th, Online training

In this course, developers who are already familiar with Scala 2.x will get a high-speed introduction to all the changes coming in Scala 3, including semantic changes, syntactic changes, new features, and dropped features. Use code "ScalaTimes10" to receive 10% off at the checkout.
John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)
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)

RELEASES

handsonscala build

Source code and build system used to generate the book Hands-on Scala Programming
Li Haoyi (@li_haoyi)
desert

A Scala binary serialization library
Daniel Vigovszky (@dvigovszky)
Akka 2.6.10 Released

Improvements of rolling updates and rebalance in Cluster Sharding, Quick dissemination of downing decisions, Log message sizes in Artery, Configurable stream restart deadline, and other improvements.





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