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August 16th, 2019, ISSUE 287

READING

When do you need Akka Cluster?

Work distribution? Scaling reads? Scaling writes? A thorough article addressing these and other questions around possible applications of Akka Cluster.
Andrzej Ludwikowski (@aludwikowski)
Hangman in FP Scala

A clear example ilustrating that Finite State Machines and Algebraic Data Types are a match made in heaven.
Algimantas Krasauskas (@AlgimantasKras1)
Make your Google Spreadsheets Scala-ble

Using Scala to express custom functions in Google Sheets? Yup, totally possible!
Antoine Doeraene (@doe_antoine)
Understanding Monoids using real life examples

The focus will be on intent and benefits that accrue rather than the mathematical intricacies.
Shashank Baravani (@shashankb81)

EVENTS

Scala in the City, London, Simply Business, August 28th

Lineup: Intro to Simply Business by Dani Sola, Scala in Data Engineering by Michal Wrobel, How to write like Cats by Monty West, and Recursion schemes with Higherkindness by Oli Makhasoeva!
Signify Technology (@Signify_Tech)
Scala.sphere.it, Kraków, Poland, October 7th-8th

Use special promo code 'media-partner-at-sphere.it' for a 20% discount.
ScalaSphere (@ScalaSphere)
Lambda World, Cádiz, Spain, October 17th - 18th

Use our link to get a special discount for Scala Times readers!
Lambda World (@lambda_world)
Code Mesh, London, November 7th - 8th

Don't miss the very early bird tickets that will go on sale on July 21st!
CodeMesh (@CodeBEAMio)
BeeScala, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 21st - 21rd

Don't miss your ticket for this unique conference!
BeeScala (@BeeScalaConf)
CFP for ScalaConf.ru, Moscow, Russia, November 26th

Don't miss the CFP deadline which is September 26th!
ScalaConf.ru

RELEASES

slick-repo 1.5.3

Slick Repositories is an aggregation of common database operations in ready-to-be-used generic and type-safe repositories, best known as DAOs. New version adds Scala 2.13 support.
Gonçalo Marques

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