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This week in #Scala (20/01/2012)

Posted by Mark Harrison

Fri, Jan 20, 2012

Welcome to this week in #Scala. It's been another busy week so lets get started!


New Stuff

JUnit interface 0.8 for sbt has been released. This is an implementation of sbt's test interface for JUnit 4 which allows you to run JUnit tests from sbt. Changes for version 0.8 include ANSI colors for the log messages and updated documentation.

Google-analytics 2.4-0.9 built for Lift 2.4 and Scala 2.8.1 to 2.9.1.

imap-idle 2.4-0.92, this provides push-like email to your Lift web application via the IMAP IDLE feature.

SBT native packager 0.1.0 is out now. This plugin supports the generation of native packages for many platforms, including support for RPM, DEB & MSI (via WIX).

coffeescripted-sbt 0.2.1 is now available. This Sbt plugin compiles CoffeeScript Sources into JavaScript.

less-sbt 0.1.4 goes hand in hand with coffeescripted-sbt and enables you to type less css in your sbt projects.

sff4s 0.1.1 (simple future facade for Scala) is a Scala wrapper around several future implementations.

xsbt-gpg-plugin 0.5 aims to provide PGP signing for XSBT (SBT 0.11+ versions).

Scala 2.10.0 Milestone 1 is out! This release includes many changes and fixes, the most notable being:

  • Preliminary Reflection API
  • faster inliner
  • scaladoc improvements (Thanks docspree folks!)
  • virtualized pattern matcher

Click the link for more information.


Blogs and tutorials


As usual feel free to drop me a mail or message @markglh on twitter with any Scala news!

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