This week in #Scala (23/03/2012)

Posted by Mark Harrison

23-Mar-2012 09:42:00

Welcome to another week in #scala! As always things have been busy so there's plenty to tell you about...

New Stuff

Scala IDE for Eclipse 2.0.1 RC01, this is a maintenance release containing only bug fixes, and is recommended for all users.

Scala 2.9.2 RC1. This release candidate includes many bugfixes, as well as backported documentation and scaladoc improvements from the community.

SQLShell 0.8.1. SQLShell is an open source SQL command line tool, written in Scala; it is similar in concept to tools like Oracle's SQL*Plus, the PostgreSQL psql command, and MySQL's mysql tool. SQLShell has history management, readline-like support (with tab completion), and other useful features.

Scala-maven-plugin 3.0.0. The scala-maven-plugin (previously maven-scala-plugin) is used for compiling/testing/running/documenting scala code in maven project.

sbt-izpack 0.3.2, a plugin for SBT 0.10.x. IzPack is an open source tool that allows you to create flexible Java-based graphical and command-line installers.

Scopt 2.0.0, a little command line options parsing library.

Giter8 version 0.4.1, a command line tool to apply templates defined on github.

Ant4SBT. This SBT plug-in enables you to integrate Ant targets and Ant properties with your xsbt build.

sbt-android-plugin 0.6.1, a plug-in for SBT that provides support for developing Android applications in Scala.

Blogs and tutorials

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

Topics: Scala, play 2.0, scala ide

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