Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala. It’s becoming pretty usual for me to single out my favourite Scala tweet of the week. So, continuing in that vein, here’s my choice chirp:
@jamie_allen: You #akka test writers have no idea how good you have it! When *I* wrote actor tests, we had no TestKit or TestActorRef! #getoffmylawn
- Play framework 2.1 is now available and has a new website
- The Slick database library has gone up to a 1.0 release!
- The eventsourced reference application is now running on Scala 2.10.0 and Akka 2.1.0
- Socko web server v0.2.4 was realeased
- superfeedr announced a Scala wrapper around their XMPP API
- Datomisca – the first reactive driver for Datomic DB – has been released
- Adam Warski got in touch to say he’s release version 0.2 of Veripacks, which allows one to specify which classes from a package hierarchy should be accessible, and verify that the specification is met.
This week I offer you a presentation given by Bill Venners at Devoxx 2012:
Blogs & Tutorials
- yobriefcasts posted the third and final episode of the Play! 2 Series
- Daniel Westheide added part 12 to his series “Neophyte’s Guide to Scala“: Type Classes
- Alois Cochard shared how you can make use of Vim’s quick fix with sbt
- Michel Vollebregt blogged Writing readable code in Scala using your own DSLs
- honzam399 wrote about using Spray’s JSON serialization for manipulating objects in Neo4j
- Erik Bruchez reasoned about Map.map vs. Map.mapValues
- Marcelo Olivas showed us how to send an e-mail within a Play framework based app
- Sadache, co-creator of the Play framework blogged: Playframework: Async, Reactive, Threads, Futures, ExecutionContexts
- Marius Soutier reviewed the book “Akka Essentials“
- Jason Baldridge showed us how to use twitter4j with Scala to access streaming tweets
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.