This week in #Scala (01/03/2013)

Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala.

@vtunka: #Oracle postponing #lambda again in #java? This is not even funny or sad.. Glad to have #Scala #jruby #ceylon #elixir

http://jaxenter.com/lambda-problems-leaves-java-8-dev-preview-indefinitely-delayed-46264.html

Groan.  However, there’s no such delays in Scala :) If you’re not on board already, get with it!  I’ve a juicy roundup waiting for you…

New Stuff

Old Stuff

This week I offer you a talk given by Adam Rosien on scalaz which focuses on the practical parts of this amazing library and is aimed at a functional programming novice. You’ll learn how to use scalaz to make your code simpler, more readable and more testable:

P.S. Paul Snively reckons scalaz may be worth depending on for === alone!

Blogs & Tutorials

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.

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2 Responses to This week in #Scala (01/03/2013)

  1. You missed the release of the first of NEScala’s videos, Daniel Spiewak’s keynote The Bakery from the Black Lagoon.

  2. Thanks Daniel, I’ve edited the post.

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