Pick the right Scala library for your project

A quick tour of build tools in Scala

In such a vast and rich ecosystem such as Scala’s, it is often difficult to decide what is the best library or build tool choice for a certain project. Here, Manuel Bernhardt gives a quick tour of build tools in Scala in order to help you pick the right tool for your project.

What to expect from Scala 2.13 and beyond

Countdown to Scala 3 – Dotty confirmed for Scala 3.0

Scala 2.13 may be a few months away, but the future is looking bright for 2.14 and beyond. We check in to see the state of Scala and where this popular JVM language is heading. It’s still not set in stone, but keep early 2020 free for Scala 3!

Scala essentials for essentially everything

Cheat sheet: The complete guide to Scala

Scala fans rejoice! Markus Hauck has created an exhaustive cheat sheet for Scala developers. This masterwork has everything. So dive right in, the water’s fine!

Trivial pursuit

How well do you know your Scala trivia?

We’re back with another pub quiz on the history of another favorite programming language. This time, we’re testing your knowledge about the life and times of Scala. Do you know everything there is to know about this functional language?

SMACK — Next generation Big Data

Big Data becomes Fast Data

Big Data is changing. Buzzwords such as Hadoop, Storm, Pig and Hive are not the darlings of the industry anymore —they are being replaced by a powerful duo: Fast Data and SMACK. Such a fast change in such a (relatively) young ecosystem begs the following question: What is wrong with the current approach? What is the difference between Fast and Big Data? And what is SMACK?