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November 16th, 2018, ISSUE 248

READING

Scala.io 2018

A summary of the conference.
Emmanuel Nhan (@nhanmanu)
Minutes of the 10th meeting of the Scala Center, Q3 2018

Notes from the meeting.
Scala Center (@scala_lang)
Scala - faster and slimmer with GraalVM

Scala development is notoriously plagued by its long compilation times and large deployment artifacts. See how building against GraalVM can address this issue.
Rodrigo Fernandes (@rtfpessoa)
5 themes for Scala programming in 2019

Types, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, tagless final and Cats are going to be top highlights!
Skills Matter (@skillsmatter)
Beyond the conference: Q&A with The Guardian’s Maria-Livia Chiorean

Being a Scala developer at the Guardian, Maria Livia Chioren went from first time attendee to first time tech speaker the next year. Read about her journey with Scala and giving her first tech talk here.
Skills Matter (@skillsmatter)

PRESENTATIONS

Homegrown Scala Collections - Part 13 - Growing Binary Search Trees

In this video we will improve the algorithmic complexity of our Sets by learning about and implementing binary search trees.
DevInsideYou (@DevInsideYou)

EVENTS

Lambda Days, Kraków, PPoland, February 21-22, 2018

Use promo code SCALArlz10 for a 10% discount for our readers!
LambdaDays (@LambdaDays)
Win a ticket for Scala eXchange

We are running two competition simultaneously to give you all the best opportunity of winning, check them out!
Signify Technology (@Signify_Tech)
Tech Triveni, New Delhi, India, November 18th, 2018

Use code TechTriveni10 for a 10% discount for Scala Times readers!
Knoldus Inc. (@Knolspeak)
$100 discount for Scala Times readers for "Functional Scala" training by John A De Goes in London

Use code "ScalaTimes" and join the training on Dec 10-12.
Signify Technology (@Signify_Tech)
Discover where Scala is headed in 2019 at Scala eXchange London 2018!

Scala eXchange 2018 will focus on five key themes: Apache Kafka, Spark, Types, Cats and Tagless to give you the greatest innovative insights Scala’s future. Scala's creator - Martin Odersky will deliver both a keynote to open the conference and sit down in a fireside chat with one of the original creators of Haskell, Simon Peyton Jones. Come & join the conversation!
skillsmatter

RELEASES

scala-smfsb

Scala library for biochemical network simulation, associated with the 3rd edition of the textbook Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology
Darren Wilkinson (@darrenjw)
Gastronomy

Gastronomy provides a convenient, typesafe and immutable API for calculating hash digests (currently, MD5, SHA1 and SHA256) for a variety of primitive, collection, product and coproduct types.
Jon Pretty (@propensive)
ScalaQuest

An online game made for learning Scala! Use our special link for a 10% for Scala Times readers!
ScalaQuest (@ScalaQuest)

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