Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala.
Week two of my three week stand in for Chris, it’s been a busy week so there’s lots of stuff to keep you occupied this weekend.
Anyway, here goes…
- SBT plugin releases:
- less-sbt 0.2.0 has been released
- sbt-pack, a plugin for creating distributable Scala packages that include dependent jars and launch scripts is now at version 0.2.1
- Ever wanted to easily run Google Caliper microbenchmark tests from sbt? Check out the initial release of Cappi (0.1.1)
- sbt-dirty-money, an sbt plugin for cleaning Ivy2 cache is now at version 0.1.0
- salat 1.9.2 has been released. Salat is a simple serialization library for case classes
- lesst 0.1.1, the first release of the standalone less css compiler is now available
- courier 0.1.1 is out. Courier is a library for sending email in Scala using Futures
- base64, a pure Scala library for covering the the 64th base of rfc4648 is out now
- For those of you that missed it, I bring you Heather Miller’s (@heathercmiller) presentation on Scala Pickling from Scala Days: On Pickles & Spores: Improving Support for Distributed Programming in Scala
Blogs & Tutorials
- You can now view the Scalapeño 2013 Presentations on parleys
- Raffi Krikorian (@raffi) blogged about How twitter handles 143199 Tweets per second
- Fantastic presentation by Jim Powers (@corruptmemory) on the new Scala async framework: Functional Async Without the Pain
- Check out this presentation by Peter Pilgrim – Taking Scala into the Enterprise
- Interesting blog by Eishay Smith (@eishay) Guicing up Akka Actors
- Adam Warski (@adamwarski) blogged about Starting with Scala Macros: a short tutorial
- Another blog by @adamwarski: Dependency Injection in Play! with MacWire
- Technically not a blog but check out this Typeclass code/tutorial posted by Rob Norris (@tpolecat) with detailed comments
- Andy Petrella (@noootsab) is back with the next part of his excellent Spark blog: mid-2013, my Spark Odyssey… Rolling out Streams in the Spray River
- Ayush Mishra (@ayushmishra2005) posted a small but useful blog: A simple way to implement Retry Support For Akka Future in Scala
- @prassee posted a quick example of Netis, a Netty wrapper for Scala: Writing a Server Netis – Netty in Scala
- Typesafe have announced that the eventsourced library developed by Martin Krasser for Eligotech is to become the Akka persistence module. Further information can be found in this google group
- Check out this fantastic presentation by Heather Miller (@heathercmiller): A Bright Future Full of Promise: Asynchronous Pipelines in Scala and Java
- James Roper (@jroper) posted A practical solution to the BREACH vulnerability
- Denny Lee asks the question: Why all this interest in Spark?
- Read about how Tindr and Tapad have implemented their applications using the Typesafe Stack
- Peter Hilton (@PeterHilton) blogged about Defining database table columns with Slick
- Luc Perkins (@lucperkins) explains How Janrain are Building an Internal Scala Culture
- Read about how Yevgeniy Brikman (@brikis98) and LinkedIn use the Play Framework: Play Framework: async I/O without the thread pool and callback hell
- @mandubian posted an interesting blog – Scalaz-Stream Plug’n'Play2 Iteratee/WS + Recursive Streaming
- @Shadajl is back with another Scala video – Project Euler using Scala: Problem 18 and 67
Finally the Pacific Northwest Scala Conference has issued a Call for Proposals. The conference will be taking place this year in Portland, Oregon on October 19th & 20th.
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.