Welcome to another week in #Scala! There’s been plenty happening to tell you about this week…
#sbteclipse 1.5.0 has been released. Notable changes include support for managed sources, unmanaged libraries and more, click through to the #typesafe github for more information!
Jackson Scala module 1.9.1 is out. Jackson is a fast JSON processor for Java that supports three models: streaming, node, and object mapping (akin to the three independent models SAX, DOM, and JAXB in XML), hit the link for more details.
#sbtscalarifom 0.3.0 is now available. sbtscalarifom is a plugin which enables source formatting in #sbt. Noteworthy in this version is easier config and better docs.
#scalaz seven docs have been published!
#scala source code is now available on github
Blogs and tutorials
- Adriaan Moors posted about optimizing the virtualizing pattern matcher, check it out here.
- Dependency injection in Scala with Play 2: it’s free by Julien Richard-Foy (@julienrf).
- Chris Harris (@cj_harris5) posted an overview of MongoDB Java Write Concern Options.
- Check out this guide to the setup and use of Play framework 2.0 in Scala IDE 2.0.
- Take a look at this post analysing scala adoption and job trends
- Have a look at this scala and akka guide on building an Event-Sourced Web Application – Part 1: Domain Model, Events and State by Martin Krasser (@mrt1nz)
- What Typesafe is doing to support the commercial adoption of #scala
- InfoQ talk to Grzegorz Kossakowski (@gkossakowski) to learn more about Scala+GWT
Loads of responses and reactions to Stephen Colebourne (@jodastephen) regarding his “Scala is like EJB2″ blog from last week so I’m going to separate them out below:
- Stephen Colebourne posted his own follow up including a “leaked email form yammer”.
- Yammer respond to the leaked email with their own blog post.
- Chris Turner (@skipoleschris) analyses scala and its type system.
- Josh Suereth (@jsuereth) on Macro vs. Micro Optimisation
- Joonas Javanainen explains the ++ operator
Feel free to drop me a mail or message @markglh on twitter with any Scala news!