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Functional Programming Updates | February 15th, 2021

On this episode of Lambda World News, we highlight some of the latest developments in the Functional Programming community.

Here’s what’s covered on this episode:


Rust Foundation logo The Rust Foundation | The Rust core team announced the formation of the Rust Foundation. Read more about it here: Rust Foundation

Kotlin logo Kotlin Multiplatform Multiverse | A new series hosted by Ekaterina Petrova titled Kotlin Multiplatform Multiverse premiered on the Kotlin YouTube channel. Check it out here: Kotlin Multiplatform Multiverse

Swift logo Ohio State University Swift Certificate program | Ohio State University has opened its Swift Coding and App Development certificate program to the public. Learn more about it here: Swift Certificate Program

Cats logo Cats 2.4.1 | A critical issue in Cats 2.4.0 necessitated a 2.4.1 hotfix release. Read about it here: Cats 2.4.1

Still logo Still | Still—a new composable Static Site Generator written in Elixir—was just released. Read about it here: Still

Let's Talk About Scala 3 Let’s Talk About Scala 3 | A new video series from the Scala Center and 47 Degrees titled Let’s Talk About Scala 3 was just announced. Watch the trailer here: Let’s Talk About Scala 3


Programming Android with Kotlin coverProgramming Android with Kotlin by Pierre-Oliver Laurence, Amanda Hinchman-Dominguez, and Mike Dunn

Programming Rust coverProgramming Rust, Second Edition by Jim Blandy, Jason Orendorff, and Leonora F.S. Tindall.


Lambda Days logo Lambda Days 2021
February 16th-19th, 2021

Intellij IDEA logo IntelliJ IDEA Conf
February 25th-26th, 2021


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