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Lambda World News | Functional Programming Headlines for the week of April 19th, 2021

Lambda World News | Functional Programming Headlines for the week of April 19th, 2021

Here’s a quick look from Lambda World News at some of the recent items making news in the Functional Programming community.


Kotlin logo Kotlin 1.5.0-RC | Kotlin 1.5.0-RC adds updates to the standard library, an improved testing library, and more. Read about the changes here: Kotlin 1.5.0-RC

Scala logo Scala 3 RC3 | Bugs identified in Scala 3 RC2 necessitate an RC3 release. Read more about it here: Scala 3 RC3

News logo “Programming as a kid” study | A new study is exploring programmers who taught themselves programming as a kid. If you’re interested in participating, read more about it here: “Programming as a kid” study

Livebook logo Livebook | Livebook was just released. This is an open source web application for writing interactive and collaborative code notebooks in Elixir and implemented with Phoenix LiveView. Read more about it here: Livebook


Pure functional HTTP APIs in Scala coverPure functional HTTP APIs in Scala by Jens Grassel

Data-Oriented Programming coverData-Oriented Programming by Yehonathan Sharvit


Scala 3 Release Party logo Scala 3 Release Party
April 23rd, 2021

ScalaCon logo ScalaCon
May 18th-21st, 2021


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