Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala.
Chris is away sunning himself in France for a few weeks so I’m taking a trip down memory lane and holding the fort until his triumphant return. I’m breaking the usual Monday schedule and getting this out early to give you all some much needed weekend reading, Enjoy!
Anyway, here goes…
- Scuby, a thin integration layer between Scala and JRuby is now at version 0.2.1
- sqltyped 0.3.0 has been released. sqltyped is a macro which infers Scala types by analysing SQL statements
- The initial version of opener (0.1.0) is out. Opener is a Scala application which opens files and URI’s on your desktop in the configured application
- Another new release, courier 0.1.0, a library for sending email in Scala using Futures
- An excellent 9 part tutorial by Andy Petrella (@noootsab) – Neo4J with Scala Play! 2.0 on Heroku
- Check out these browser based Scala tutorials, pretty cool!:
Blogs & Tutorials
- Andy Petrella (@noootsab) blogged about his recent exploits with Spark & Akka
- John Pavley blogged about how Huffington Post used Scala, Play and Angular.js – Sneak Peek: HuffPost Brings Real Time Collaboration to the Newsroom
- We don’t normally post Stack Overflow questions/solutions but I thought this was a pretty neat one by gzm0 – Type-class based default arguments in Scala
- Scala Collections: More People and Their Pets by Safari Online
- Motivating the Monad with additional Bravado commentary — with ScalaZ
- The awesome @Shadajl has posted another Scala video – Project Euler using Scala: Problem 17
- Jason Pearson posted a nice Play 2.2 app implemented using the Cake pattern
- Justin Mann, CTO of Bubbly, posted an interesting article – Scala: Lessons from the front line
- @takipi blogged about 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Synchronization in Java and Scala
- Ken Scambler of realestate.com.au blogged a pretty comprehensive Java to Scala cheatsheet
- Alvin Alexander (@alvinalexander) posted a few ideas for a talk on 12 things Java developers should know about Scala
That’s all for now. Have a great weekend! You can get in touch with me directly via email or message me on twitter (@markglh) with any Scala news, events or content. Tip: Tweet about your content using hashtag #Scala.