We’ve served up some Java conundrums in the past, but now its time to get your head around these Scala brainteasers. Alex Zhitnitsky is back in collaboration with the team from Scala Puzzlers to test and torment your Scala know-how. Prepare thyself!
First it was Java libraries, now Alex Zhitnitsky gets his paws into researching the top Scala libraries from 64,562 dependencies – quite the mammoth task! Read on to reap the rewards of this impressive Scala research.
Akka team lead Roland Kuhn speaks to Takipi’s Alex Zhitnitsky about the road to building the (JAX- Innovation-Award-winning) technology behind Akka Streams, Akka HTTP and Akka Typed.
A milestone release in Scala 2.12.0 M1 is here with the series set to put all its eggs into the Java 8 basket. Containing bug fixes and improvements brought up from 2.11, the new Scala series will eventually dial down its backports.
The first release candidate for the next major version of the database query and access library Slick 3.0 is available right now. Builds are available for Scala 2.10 and 2.11 Scala on Maven Central.
Typesafe’s latest survey on Java 8 explains the success of lambdas and what it means for Scala.
It’s not easy speaking two languages. Once you learn that there are other, better way to code, you’re forever destined to compare the pros and cons of different languages.
2.11.2 now available from Maven Central, with 49 issues resolved and 70 pull requests reviewed and merged.
Faster and more compact, this new drop promises to open the door for users who want to tap into the power of Java 8.
Not quite. Oracles new platform drop may have muscled in on Scalas lambda territory, but its no pretender to the functional programming throne.
Typesafe’s Jonas Bonér explains why the Reactive Manifesto is key for the for the future of high quality development – and why its good news for Java devs.
Why cant there be peace between Scala haters and Scala lovers? Hartmut Schlosser weighs in with his take on the rationale behind programming language battles.
Java may have slipped off its number one perch, but growing success of Javasphere language affirms strength of the platform.