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August 29th, 2019, ISSUE 289

READING

Dotty (Scala 3) adoption report: easy so far

I decided to use dotty (aka Scala 3) for a small machine learning (NLU) project to get a feel for new features and ecosystem components.
aappddeevv
Scraping and Storing Crypto-currency Prices with Scala and PostgreSQL

A basic Scala application for web-scraping crypto-currency prices in a type-safe fashion.
Nazli Ander (@nzlndr)
Scala Almost Succeeded

A look at pain points, considerations whether Java has caught up, and some thoughts on the Osborne effect.
Sam Halliday (@fommil)
Allow significant indentation syntax

As an experimental feature, allow indentation to be treated as significant.
Martin Odersky (@Odersky)
Jailbreak Oozie Spark action

Running Spark Scala scripts in tightened environments.
Yousry Mohamed
Making sense of Avro, Kafka, Schema Registry, and Spark Streaming

How to use Spark Streaming to consume from a Kafka cluster.
Ivan Miller (@ivanwakeup9)

PRESENTATIONS

Happy Life With Scala Metals

In this video we will see how to turn your favorite editor into an IDE with the help of tools like Metals, Scalafmt, Scalafix, SemanticDB and Bloop.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

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RELEASES

udash 0.8.0

Scala framework for building beautiful and maintainable web applications. New version brings a lot of changes, with no binary backward compatibility.
udash contributors
scala-hashing

Fast non-cryptographic hash functions for Scala.
scala-hashing contributors
Mr. Boilerplate

New version adds support for BooPickle.
David Barri (@japgolly)

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