Hello and welcome to another week in the busy world of #Scala. Loads of interesting blogs and releases this week, so without further ado:
Sindi, an IoC (Inversion of Control) container for Scala, has been updated to version 0.4.
The first release candidate for sbteclipse 2.0.0 is now available, this SBT plugin creates Eclipse project definitions.
Ctrie is a scalable concurrent map implementation that supports constant time lock-free lazy snapshots.
sbt-revolver 0.6.0. sbt-revolver is an SBT plugin for dangerously fast development turnaround in Scala.
Akka 2.0 pre-release Milestone 4 – the LAST milestone before RC1! Too many changes and fixes to list here so check out the link for the full release details.
scala-ssh 0.5.0 is out! scala-ssh is a Scala library providing remote shell access via SSH.
less-sbt, a friendly css companion for coffeescripted-sbt, is now at version 0.1.7.
Bowler Web Framework version 0.6 Released! Bowler is a RESTful, multi-channel ready web framework in Scala. This update focuses mainly on bug fixes.
Twirl 0.5.0, this SBT plugin smoothly integrates templating support into your Scala builds.
Blogs and tutorials
- Scala Artifacts are now on Sonatype central
- Scala: Working with Predicates by Owein Reese (@OweinReese)
- Applicative ramblings in Scala by Marc-Daniel Ortega (@patterngazer)
- Bill Venners presents what’s new, and why, in ScalaTest 2.0
- Applicatives and a story of composability with sjsonapp by Debasish Ghosh (@debasishg)
- Next Gen Web Apps with Scala, BlueEyes, and MongoDB by James Ward (@_JamesWard)
- Twitters Effective Scala docs are now public & open source!
- Jan Machacek (@honzam399) has blogged about his Spring in Scala presentation which took place at Skills Matter on Wednesday evening. The blog includes the video, slides and a quick write up.
- Video tutorial -> Scala Monads: Declutter Your Code With Monadic Design by Dan Rosen (@mergeconflict)
- Stackmob have posted another great blog: An Introduction to Lenses in Scalaz
As usual feel free to drop me a mail or message @markglh on twitter with any Scala news!