Sunday Reads

Scala Sunday Reads: December Week 1

Sunday Reads

We bring you the first instalment for December, of our suggested ‘Sunday Reads’, and we hope you’re finding them as stimulating as we are! This week we give more of our best-loved Scala articles, a Q&A and a Christmas wish list to have you armed with fresh knowledge ready to kick start your impending work week. Enjoy and don’t forget to subscribe below to receive these, every Sunday, before anyone else!

Announcing Scala.js 1.0.0-M2 - Compared to M1, featuring better interoperability with JavaScript for nested JavaScript classes. Overall since 0.6.x, lots of simplifications and improved performance.

An exclusive interview with ScalaQuest Founder, Alejandro Lujan. ScalaQuest is the great new game which makes learning Scala, fun! We love the concept of ScalaQuest, so we asked Alejandro all about this superb game and his passion for Scala too. Read the exclusive interview and please support this brilliant initiative.

Akka Message Delivery - At-Most-Once, At-Least-Once, and Exactly-Once - Part 2 At-Least-Once by Hugh McKee. This article is the second in a series of three articles that dives into some of the interesting aspects of messaging within distributed systems environments.

Converting Geospatial Files Using ogr2ogr in Scala by Ryan Brideau shows how converting geospatial files has been made significantly easier by GDAL’s ogr2ogr, and even though using it from within your Scala code isn’t hard, it is tricky.

Akka HTTP 10.0.11 Released is the eleventh release of the Akka Http 10.0 series and marks the one year anniversary of the series, featuring a new implementation of the client pool infrastructure.


Are you doing Secret Santa in the office and need to buy for a fellow developer but have no idea where to start? Fear not; Signify has you covered! We’ve made life easy for all of you by compiling a list of books to enthral anyone intrigued by Scala.


We hope these enhance your Sunday and genuinely should improve the developer experience substantially. 

If you’re craving more, check out last week’s recommended reading material here.  

Also, if you have any feedback or any recommendations for our upcoming Sunday Reads, please email Billie and feel free to promote your own work too!

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