Welcome to another edition of #ThisWeekInScala. Let's jump straight into the content!
- dispatch 0.10.0 is out and about and now uses the standard
Futureinterface that was introduced in Scala 2.10
- scalatra 2.2.1 was released
- Stephane Godbillon announced that Eventsourced, the Akka actor state persistence library, now has a ReactiveMongo backend
- Benjamin Klum created Domino, a new DSL for OSGi with Scala
- The Scala IDE team announced a preview release of Play2 plugin - Play2 support v0.1.0 - which offers route and template file editors
- The official list of Scala-based projects for Google Summer of Code 2013 was updated
- The Manning book Scala in Action is now complete and in print!
- Flavio W. Brasil got in touch to share the first results of the databen.ch project.
- databen.ch uses a simple financial system model to test persistence frameworks for scalability and consistency. The project core is implemented in Scala. The project is open to receive pull requests and suggestions to enhance the current implementations.
This week I offer you a presentation given by Sadek Drobi at QCon 2012 New York about the architecture of the Play2 framework:
Blogs & Tutorials
- Erik van Oosten blogged: Fixing code and binary incompatibilities for cross Scala version library development
- Pablo Fernandez showed us how to achieve connection pooling using C3P0 with Slick - Slick Connection Pooling
- Neelkanth Sachdeva - Integrating JaCoCo in your Play Scala project
- Tomasz Nurkiewicz blogged: WatchService combined with Akka actors
- Manuel Bernhardt showed us how to achieve dynamic multi-modular sbt projects
- Jeppe Nejsum Madsen shared his journey at fleetdna.com from ORM to Event Sourcing: CQRS/ES with Scala, Akka and Lift
- Shai Yallin spoke from experience: Why calling Scala Source.mkString() is a very bad idea
- Chris, the tech lead at Miavia shared encouraging stats for the Play framework: Real-world performance of the Play framework on EC2
- Garrett Eidsvig shared how HootSuite automate their scala builds with Ansible and Jenkins
- Jon Pretty gave a talk at the London Scala Users' Group on his library Rapture I/O
- Dustin Marx's wrote "Becoming Acquainted with Scala" on his JavaWorld blog
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.