Welcome to another week in #Scala! Once again there’s plenty to tell you about, so read on:
#Scala IDE for #Eclipse 2.0.0 Release Candidate 4 available now! This release adds compatibility with Groovy IDE – in addition to lots of bug fixes and improvements.
Setak has been released! Setak is A Framework for Stepwise Deterministic Testing of Akka Actors. It allows programmers to specify the order of messages during the execution of a test. It also makes it easy to check test assertions that require actors to be in a stable state. For more information hit the link.
Stackmob is now in public beta, not much else to say on that! Click through for details.
AKKA 2.0 Milestone 1 is out now, loads of new and improved features, including:
- Modular configuration
- Mandatory Supervisor Hierarchies
- Location Transparency
- Many other additions and refinements
Click the link for more details.
AKKA 1.3-RC4 is now available to download.
Blogs and tutorials
- Havoc Pennington (@havocp) blogged about ‘Configuring the Typesafe Stack‘, covering the changes to akka.conf and Play application.conf in #playframework and #akka 2.0. Hit the link to read more.
- New post on the tech behind @klout including #playframework and #akka… ‘Akka helps Klout’s search go fast!‘
- visi.io posted an interesting blog: ‘Sweet tasty state monads‘, the title says it all – it’s well worth a look.
- Pavel Fatin (@pavelfatin) posted A couple of new Intellij IDEA blogs, Chained packages and What’s new in ScalaTest integration
- An excellent presentation by Daniel Spiewak (@djspiewak) on Functional Data Structures in Scala is now available on infoq.
- Checkout the cake blogs on Using Scala to build type-safe DSL, Pattern Matching and Spring DI vs. the Cake Pattern!
- Finally, more #Scala debates – this time a post by Nikita Ivanov of GridGain (@gridgain) discussing their experiences with the language.
Feel free to drop me a mail or message @markglh on twitter with any Scala news!