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Updates for kotlinx.serialization, Jetpack Compose, and more FP news | Lambda World News

Updates for kotlinx.serialization, Jetpack Compose, and more FP news | Lambda World News

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


Kotlin logo kotlinx.serialization 1.3 | A new version of the Kotlin serialization library adds changes mostly focused on broadening its JSON serialization capabilities. Read more about this latest version here: kotlinx.serialization 1.3 Released

Jetpack Compose logo Jetpack Compose 1.0.3 | The latest version of Jetpack Compose now works with Kotlin 1.5.30. Check out the other changes in this version of Android’s modern toolkit for building native UI here: Jetpack Compose 1.0.3

Akka logo Akka Serverless Scala SDK | There’s a new Scala SDK for Lightbend’s Akka Serverless. Here’s a quickstart guide with more information: Scala SDK for Akka Serverless

IntelliJ Rust logo IntelliJ Rust v156 | IntelliJ Rust v156 adds new features, fixes, and improvements. Read more about the latest version of this Rust plugin for the IntelliJ Platform here: IntelliJ Rust Changelog #156

Roc logo Introduction to Roc | Roc is a new purely functional programming language built for speed and ergonomics. It’s still a work in progress, but check out this introduction to Roc by Richard Feldman: A Taste of Roc


Swift in 30 Days coverSwift in 30 Days: Build iOS Apps by Learning Swift, Xcode, and SwiftUI in Just Four Weeks by Gaurang Ratnaparkhi


ElixirConf logo ElixirConf
October 12th-13th, 2021

Scale By The Bay logo Scale By The Bay
October 28th-29th, 2021

ScalaCon logo ScalaCon
November 2nd-5th, 2021

Haskell logo Haskell eXchange 2021
November 15th-17th, 2021


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