Welcome to the new edition of #ThisWeekInScala!
This blog aims to keep you up to date with the latest news from the world of Scala and Reactive programming.
It has been a week since last time, so lets catch-up on the latest Scala & Reactive happenings...
- My favourite storyteller Oliver would like to ask you to fill this Charity Survey. Should take 3-6 min and each completed survey means money to those in need
- Free monads and tagless final compared: how not to commit to a monad too early in Scala
- Yet another introduction to Type classes in Scala
- Akka Typed mutable vs. immutable by Patrik
- Akka Typed Protocols by Patrik & Roland
- Cinnamon 2.4 with OpenTracing integration is available. Check out this article
- Play 2.6 is coming soon, featuring Akka HTTP w/ HTTP2 support
- Lightbend Tech Digest - April 2017 is out
- Nice article about how do they do JSON at Simacan
- I'd like to introduce you a library for crushing boilerplate with Scala macros named Kebs
- Check out lolhttp - A scala HTTP server & client library
- Iota is a small lib for fast product & coproduct types with a clean syntax
- And the last intro for today - GeoTrellis, a geographic data processing engine for high performance applications
- CockroachDB 1.0 is Production-Ready !!
- Deep networks can memorize training examples and hence leak private data. This scheme prevents that from happening
- Re-thinking immersive gameplay as a supervised learning problem rather than RL leads to big improvements
- Back to the drawing board, I guess. Ballot on JSR 376 aka JavaTM Platform Module System rejected (+ Twitter's Vote explanation)
- For New Yorkers, new Reactive NYC session is here - Reactive in Practice: Architecting and Implementing Highly Available Services. Hope you join us there!
- Akka Alpakka 0.8 is now in the wild - please check out the CSV connector I contributed
- circe 0.8.0 is out
- Released Akka SSE 3.0.0
- The second release candidate for Scala IDE 4.6 is out, compatible with Scala 2.12.2
- Released sbt-header 2.0.0 with a couple of great new features (kudos to Benedikt Ritter)
- GitHub4s 0.14.7 released adds support for new operations & brings improvements in both docs and code
- cross published sbt-pgp 1.1.0-M1 with sbt 0.13 and 1.0.0-M5 ft. support for `skip in publish` flag
- Apache Apex Core 3.6.0 released
- Apache Ignite 2.0 is released. Still not supported by any distributions, but getting some use
- FastParse 0.4.3 is out
- Ammonite 0.8.5 is out
- coursier 1.0.0-RC3 is out, fixing some regressions with the ensime and eclipse sbt plugins and better support for TLS
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