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Scala Sunday Reads: May 13 #Week2

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We bring you the second instalment for May 2018, of our suggested ‘Sunday Reads’. This week we share some of our best-loved Scala, Akka & FP learns from around the internet.

Don't forget to sign up to our next Scala in the City. Hosted at the Concentra office on Wednesday 23rd of May from 6.30pm onwards. This month we are going to have a focus on pure functional Scala with talks from Viktor LövgrenChris Birchall and Jamie Pullar

Our first read is from Jakub Stransky, Scala Big Data Engineer. The post is called Stress testing asynchronous REST service with Gatling

Our second read is from Travis Athougies, Functional Programming Enthusiast. The post is called Dynamic Programming in Haskell is Just Recursion

Our third read is from John A De Goes, CTO at SlamData Inc.The post is called Bifunctor IO: A Step Away from Dynamically-Typed Error Handling

Our fourth read is from Daniel Sebban, Java/Scala/Akka Developer. The post is called Understanding F[_] in Scala.

Our fifth learn is from Luka Jacobowitz, Software Consultant. The post is called Traversals for all Occasions.  

Our final read is from Seth Tisue, Senior Software Engineer. The post is called Seth Tisue at Scala Days: Scala is both beautiful and practical. That combination solves all problems. 

Are you heading along to Scala Days Berlin? Make sure to come and say hey and grab some Signify swag! 

If you are craving more, check out last week’s recommended reading material here. Don’t forget to subscribe below to be the first to get our Scala Sunday Reads.

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