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Lambda World News | Functional Programming Headlines for the week of May 10th, 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:


Kotlin logo Kotlin 1.5.0 | Kotlin 1.5.0 is here, and includes the new default JVM IR compiler. Read all about this release here: Kotlin 1.5.0

Rust logo Rust 1.52.0 | A new version of Rust enhances tooling support for the Clippy collection of lints. Read the release announcement here: Rust 1.52.0

Scala logo Scala 3 Release Party Recap | Shpere.it posted a recap of the recent Scala 3 Release Party. Read it here: Scala 3 Release Party Recap


Genetic Algorithms in Elixir coverGenetic Algorithms in Elixir: Solve Problems Using Evolution by Sean Moriarity

Beyond the Basic Stuff with Python coverBeyond the Basic Stuff with Python: Best Practices for Writing Clean Code by Al Sweigart


Scalabase logo Scalabase
May 14th, 2021

ScalaCon logo ScalaCon
May 18th-21st, 2021

Kotlin 1.5 event logo Kotlin 1.5 Online Event
May 25th, 2021


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