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Functional Programming updates for the week of March 8th, 2021 | Lambda World News

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:


Ktor logo Ktor Early Access Program | JetBrains revealed an Early Access Program for Ktor—the open source asynchronous framework for creating microservices, web applications, and more. Read about it here: Ktor EAP

Http4s logo Http4s 1.0.0-M19 | Version 1.0.0-M19 of this typeful, purely functional HTTP library for client and server applications for Scala is the first milestone release to support Scala 3.0.0-RC1. Read about this release here: Http4s 1.0.0-M19

Microsoft logo Microsoft Power Fx | A new open-source, low-code, functional programming language of sorts called Microsoft Power Fx was just announced. Read about it here: Microsoft Power Fx

Scala logo Let’s talk about Scala 3 | The first video in a new series titled “Let’s talk about Scala 3” premiered last week. Watch it here: 47 Degrees YouTube channel


Atomic Kotlin coverAtomic Kotlin by Bruce Eckel and Svetlana Isakova

Rust Web Programming coverRust Web Programming by Maxwell Flitton.


Code Beam V logo Code Beam V America
March 10th-12th, 2021

ScalaCon logo ScalaCon
May 18th-21st, 2021


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