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Lambda World News | Functional Programming Headlines for the week of September 7th, 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:


AWS logo Alpha AWS SDK for Kotlin and Swift | Two new alpha releases of AWS SDKs were recently announced: one for Swift and one for Kotlin. Read about the Swift SDK here: Announcing new AWS SDK for Swift alpha release. And read about the Kotlin SDK here: Announcing new AWS SDK for Kotlin alpha release

Akka logo Akka gRPC 2.1.0 | Akka gRPC 2.1.0 features fixes that make Akka gRPC work on Scala 3, in addition to various performance improvements. Learn more about it here: Akka gRPC 2.1.0 Released

Monocle logo Monocle 3.1.0 | The latest version of this optics library for Scala adds a new refocus operation and better compatibility with Cats. Check out the change log here: Monocle 3.1.0


Scala Cookbook coverScala Cookbook: Recipes for Object-Oriented and Functional Programming - 2nd edition by Alvin Alexander

introduction to Elixir coverAn interactive introduction to the Elixir programming language by Fernando Karpinski


Haskell Love logo Haskell Love
September 10th, 2021

RustConf logo RustConf
September 14th, 2021

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

ScalaCon logo ScalaCon
November 2nd-5th, 2021


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