Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala!
This edition was started in front of a live audience! I created the first draft at the Scala eXchange 2013 during my talk about the app behind this roundup. It's been a great first day and most of the talks are online already! There'll be more to cover from the talks on the second day....
Anyways, let's get onto your usual stuff...
- Scala 2.11 Milestone 7 is out, give it a whirl!
- Scala IDE 4.0.0-M1 is also available
- scala.js v0.1 was announced
- SBT 0.13.1-RC5 is available
- Skinny Framework 0.9.18 was released
- neo4j-scala v0.3.0 is out
- scalatra 2.3.0.M1 was released
This week I offer you a talk from Twitter University:
- Introduction to Summingbird by Oscar Boykin
Blogs & Tutorials
- Typesafe published a new case study: Distributed Design for Distributed Collaboration: Flowdock selects Scala and Akka
- Maurício Linhares started us off with a Scala tutorial using Lists
- Roland Kuhn published the results of the akka survey which helps to shape the roadmap
- Greg Wilson talked about Scala being taught in higher education
- Mark Lewis followed up a post about the use of Scala at Trinity University
- Philipp Haller's talk from strangeloop was published by InfoQ: Simplifying Asynchronous Code With Scala Async
- Edward Mann compared merge sort in Java and Scala
- Chris Papauschek shared 3 Things Learned from using Akka in a Coding Workshop
- Charles Monge talked about multi-threading on Android in his post: RxJava on Android with Scala
- Jonathan Chow wrote the first part of a new series on Peano numbers in Scala: Experimenting with Peano Numbers on Scala’s Type System (part 1)