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Scala Sunday Reads: May 6 #Week 1

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We bring you the first 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.


Thanks again for everyone who made our third Scala in the City a huge success, it was a great meet-up. Our next event is taking place on Wednesday 23rd May at the Concentra offices. Please sign up here early as we have limited spaces available


Our first read is from Kelley Robinson, Developer and Security Advocate. The post is called Responding to Incoming Text Messages with Scala and Finatra. 


Our second read is from Hans Hoeglund, Software Engineer. The post is called Deprecating ‘data'. 


Our third read is from Luka Jacobowitz, Software Consultant The post is called Advanced Tagless Final - Saying Farewell to Free. 


Our fourth read is from John De Goes, a CTO at SlamData Inc. The post is called Scalaz 8: A Whole New Game.


Our fifth read is from Andre Bessi, Software Developer. The post is called Variance in Scala. 


Our final read is from Javier Arrieta, Senior Software Engineer at Zalando SE. The post is called Why We Do Scala in Zalando. 


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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