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This week in #Scala (08/07/2013)

Posted by Chris Cundill

Mon, Jul 8, 2013

Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala.

My good friend Michael Pollmeier who likes Linux to the point that he'll happily replace Mac OS on his MacBook in favour of a distro such as Xubuntu decided that his trusty penguin friend should sport Scala and Akka fan gear:


Meanwhile, my favourite tweet this week wins for being controversial. I'm not saying I subscribe to the same viewpoint!

@RamCSingh: If we do functional programming, is everyone else dysfunctional programming? #erlang #haskell #clojure #OCaml #scala et al #lambdajam-ming

Preamble complete.

New Stuff

  • Typesafe Activator v0.2.6 is available
  • The Scala language processing library Kiama has a new version: 1.5.1 released
  • sbt 0.13.0-RC1 is out and about
  • Dino Fancellu announced XQS - a Scala library for XQuery
  • @jboner: RT @altamborrino: Try out my latest hack: P2P-assisted Web music streaming built with #WebRTC, #AngularJS and #PlayFramework #Scala http://
  • Alexandre Tamborrino shared his hack called WebRTC which streams music atop of
  • Jamie Allen of Typesafe announced his Effective Akka book has gone to production so keep your eyes out!

Old Stuff

This week I offer you a video of a presentation given by Venkat Subramaniam

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. Tip: Tweet about your content using hashtag #Scala.

Topics: Scala, Sbt, Akka, Play

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