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This week in #Scala (26/04/2013)

Posted by Chris Cundill

Fri, Apr 26, 2013

Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala.

@coltfred: Seeing #intel hiring #scala devs makes me happy. Glad to see the language getting more and more acceptance in the enterprise world.

It had to happen eventually - the enterprise world finally waking up and smelling the coffee, and I don't mean the Java variant ;). So as more and more developers discover Scala, allow me to introduce scalatron - a fun way to advance your Scala skills. To whet your appetite, I point you to the bot created by frequent Scala blogger Tomasz Nurkiewicz.

Let's not forget your roundup though...

New Stuff

Old Stuff

This week I offer you an excellent introduction to functional programming, functors and monads by Gideon de Kok written just before last Christmas:

This will just get you started, you'll want to read much more into this subject area!

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.

Topics: Scala, Sbt, Akka, Play, Scalaz, spring

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