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Lambda World News | Functional Programming Headlines for the week of May 3rd, 2021

Lambda World News | Functional Programming Headlines for the week of May 3rd, 2021

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


Swift logo Swift 5.4 | The newly released Swift 5.4 includes a variety of language and tooling improvements. Read the release notes here: Swift 5.4

sbt logo sbt 1.5.1 | sbt 1.5.1—a patch release for this open-source build tool for Scala and Java—is out now. Read the release notes here: sbt 1.5.1

Rust Foundation logo Facebook Joins the Rust Foundation | Facebook has committed to sustaining and growing the Rust language by joining the Rust Foundation. Read about it here: Facebook joins the Rust Foundation

Haskell logo GHC 9.2.1-alpha2 | The second alpha release in the 9.2.1 series of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler was recently released. Read more about it here: GHC 9.2.1-alpha2


Advanced Analytics with PySpark coverAdvanced Analytics with PySpark by Akash Tandon,Sandy Ryza, Uri Laserson, Sean Owen, and Josh Wills


YOW! Lambda Jam 2021 logo YOW! Lambda Jam 2021
May 5th-6th, 2021

ScalaCon logo ScalaCon
May 18th-21st, 2021


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