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February 3rd, 2022, ISSUE 416

READING

Zero-to-ZIO

I've been using ZIO at work for about a year now, and thought I would share some of my learnings.
Mark Rudolph (@Alterationx10)
Every Argument for Static Typing Applies to Typed Errors

Think of all the arguments you've heard as to why static typing is desirable - every single one of those arguments applies equally well to using types to represent error conditions.
Lachlan O'Dea (@quelgar)

VIDEOS

Sick Fira Code Progress Bars for Absolute Beginners! - Part 2

In this video we'll generate some progress bars in Scala3. This is part 2/2.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Bootcamp [Scala], March - July, free online training

Learn Functional Programming and Scala in just 3,5 months. You can apply until February 18th, 2022.
Evolution Engineering
TypeVille, April 20th - 22nd Krynica-Zdrój, Poland

The new brand name for Scalar comes in April 2022!
SoftwareMill (@typevilleconf)
Lambda Days, July 28th-29th, Kraków, Poland

a vibrant event focused on FP and its growing community. Find out what is possible with functional programming - explore the latest in battle-tested Scala, Erlang and Haskell, experience the energy F# and Elixir bring to the table, connect with the innovators working with Elm, Luna and Ocaml, see what comes up next!
LambdaDays (@LambdaDays)

RELEASES

Scala 3.1.1, 3.1.2-RC1

Scala 3.1.1 is a patch release focused on bug fixes. Alongside 3.1.1 we have released the first RC version of the next patch release of the compiler. 3.1.2-RC1 contains further fixes, but most importantly it is our first step in improving forward compatibility in Scala.
Scala contributors
Caliban 1.3.3

This release contains a few bug fixes and improvements, in particular support for Relay.
Caliban contributors
Caliban 2.0.0-RC1

First release for ZIO 2!
Caliban contributors
fetch 3.0.0

A library for Simple & Efficient data access in Scala and Scala.js. This release contains one major breaking change, and several upstream library upgrades (Cats 2.7, Cats Effect 3.3.4) as well as patch releases of http4s (0.23.8).
fetch contributors
scala-cli 0.1.0

Scala CLI is an experimental tool to run/compile/test Scala that aims at being a better scala command.
scala-cli contributors

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Ability to safely and dynamically create instances of classes and traits

Anyone interested in incorporating such a feature into Scala 3.x under a sponsored project?
John A. De Goes (@jdegoes)





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