Scala Sunday Reads: January 2018 Week 3


We bring you the third instalment for January 2018, of our suggested ‘Sunday Reads’. This week we share some news from a few friends, along with a few of our best-loved Scala learns.


We have picked a new book that you should check out, new Scala training in the community, a YouTube video from Martin Odersky, a handful of great blogs from the Scala community and a look at the hiring process with one of our clients Uswitch to help you secure your next role.


First of all, our friend Daniela Sfregola is writing a book on Scala called "Get Programming with Scala" with Manning Books. Now available as MEAP at …


We would also like to announce that another friend Jon Pretty, has announced a new training course for Scala: Advanced Type Mechanics! This will be run at ScalaSphere in Kraków for a discounted rate and in September there will be something unique, the first Scala One Training Retreat in the Lake District!

Jon also Introduced non-English chatrooms for Scala users, which is another great example of how much Jon does for the Scala community, this can be found here-


Simplicitly: Foundations and Applications of Implicit FunctionTypes by Martin Odersky, The YouTube video can be found here.


Luka Jacobowitz on Optimizing Tagless Final – Saying farewell to Free


Awesome SBT plugins for everyone, by Michael Wizner a Scala Engineer at OVO Energy, one of our favourite clients in London.


Finally we take a look at the at Technical hiring process at uSwitch with Lukasz Kopec


If you’re craving more, check out last week’s recommended reading material here and our TOP 25 most popular Scala Sunday Reads from 2017.


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