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September 26th, 2019, ISSUE 293

READING

Painlessly passing message context through Akka Streams

How to use FlowWithContext and SourceWithContext?
Krzysztof Ciesielski (@kpciesielski)
Simple Web and Api Servers with Scala

The basics of setting up a simple HTTP server in Scala to serve Web and API requests.
Li Haoyi (@li_haoyi)
From @Transactional to type-safe, reasonable transactions

How to tame transactions?
Adam Warski (@adamwarski)
3 Layer Scala Cake

Matt Parsons' Three layer Haskell Cake translated into Scala.
Jichao Ouyang (@oyanglulu)
Illustrated guide to Types, Sets and Values

A graphical exploration on the relationship between Types, Sets and Values
Juan Pablo Romero (@1jpablo1)
Scala and the visitor pattern

An alternative to pattern matching.
Travis Brown (@travisbrown)
Either, Validated, and Parallel

Why it might be not the best idea to use Validated directly and how you can achieve the same results with the Either data type from the standard library?
Roman Timushev (@rtimush)
Rock your sbt build time: Understand how sbt works

Make Scala code compile fast.
Mirco Dotta (@mircodotta)
Scala Contributors Summit(s)

The idea is simple: let’s bring people together to discuss common issues in person.
Darja Jovanovic (@darjutak)
Hacking with doobie and cats-effects

The post on various types of query operations that can be done with doobie and cats-effects.
λ.eranga (@itseranga)
Top 3 Programming Languages Java Devs Can Learn in 2019

Being a Polyglot developer is always a good idea!
javinpaul (@javinpaul)
Type safe builder pattern

As your codebase grows you’ll face many pains. Many of those can be solved by properly using the type system.
Pedro Rijo (@pedrorijo91)
sbt-sonatype: Blazingly Fast Release to Sonatype

A sbt plugin for publishing Scala/Java projects to the Maven central.
Taro L. Saito (@taroleo)

PRESENTATIONS

Getting started with Scalafix

In this video we will install and play around with Scalafix which is a refactoring and linting tool.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

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RELEASES

Announcing Dotty 0.19.0-RC1

Further refinements of the syntax and the migration to 2.13.1 standard library.
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