This week in #Scala (04/01/2013)

Posted by Chris Cundill

04-Jan-2013 16:30:00

Welcome to the first edition of #ThisWeekInScala in 2013. Happy new year!

Whether you're into new years resolutions or the new trendy "unresolutions", ensure Scala is part of your programming repertoire. 2012 was a huge year for Scala, as pointed out by Dustin Marx when he listed Scala and it's ecosystem as the fifth most significant software development in 2012. If you're not coding in Scala yet, I'll let Typesafe give you the answers to the question "Why Learn Scala in 2013?"

Unashamedly, I'll be listing content from the past two weeks, given that I didn't provide you with a post during the holidays. So let's get stuck in...

New Stuff

Old Stuff

This week I offer you something old but special from Daniel Spiewak. Part one from his series "Scala for Java Refugees":

(I'll let you find the other parts for yourself. It's not hard.)

Blogs & Tutorials

Cake is still looking for Scala developers. Could it be you?

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That's all folks. Have a great week. Remember you can get in touch with me directly via email or message me on twitter (@ChrisCundill) with any Scala news, events or content.

Topics: Scala, Akka, Play, Specs2

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