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October 6th, 2023, ISSUE 501

READING

TestContainers in Scala: Use Integration Tests for building your services

This library can help make your life easier when creating Integration tests and use them in a straightforward and consistent way. Another important benefit is that you can depend less on mocking infrastructure and dependencies because you can go directly with the same technologies you will use in production.
Howard Gonzalez
Scala Made Simple for Beginners

A gentle introduction to kickstarting your scala learning.
Yadu Krishnan (@yadukrishnank)
Integration testing the Typelevel toolkit

The little testing framework we wrote is now capable of both running and testing scala-cli scripts that use the typelevel toolkit, and it will test it in every platform and scala version.
Antonio Gelameris (@toniogela)
gRPC in Scala with Fs2 and Scalapb

In this article we will cover gRPC which is a modern Open Source RPC framework designed by Google that uses Protocol Buffers for data serialization and HTTP/2 as a transport layer. gRPC is language independent therefore it’s possible for a client written in one language to communication with a server written in another.
Herbert Kateu (@kateuherbert)
Why I find Scala so amazing

Looking back on my journey, I can confidently say that migrating from PHP to Scala was a wise choice for my career, probably I won’t be able to return to PHP.
Kristian Lentino

VIDEOS

I got interviewed for a FAKE Scala job...

In this collab with @marcinkrykowski, I'm answering his questions about Scala and functional programming. If you want to see how poorly or how well it went, enjoy the watch ;)
Jakub Kozłowski (@kubukoz)

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RELEASES

dotty-cps-async 0.9.19

JDK-21 Loom support is enabled. Implemented the possibility of calling direct context encoding functions from the context of another monad. Few bug-fixes.





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