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Signify's Sunday Reads - 6th December 2020

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First up, as we ​are approaching the end of 2020, we can begin to look forward to 2021. This article outlines the Top 5 Programming Languages to bet on for 2021 - hint: Scala is in there - of course!

Dean Wamplershared his thoughts on Opaque Type Aliases and Open Classes, as he says 'For a while, Scala has had value classes to give us the benefit of working with a “rich” type, while using an underlyingAnyValin byte code. Unfortunately, value classes have several drawbacks.'

Next we have a blog post that tells us about; Four new features of Scala 2.13 releases that you probably missed. Did you miss them?

In other news...IntelliJ Scala Plugin 2020.3 Is Out!This article is fromPavel Fatin, following the Scala Developers survey and looking at compilation charts.

And finally Daniel Ciocîrlanshared a quick 4-minute read also on Scala 3, calledScala 3: Path-Dependent Types, Type Projections, Dependent Methods and Functions.