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Updates for Swift, Scala, and more FP news | Lambda World News

Updates for Swift, Scala, 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.


Swift logo Swift 5.4.3 for Linux and Windows | Swift 5.4.3 for Linux and Windows was just released. Check out the release notes here: Announcing Swift 5.4.3 for Linux and Windows

Rust logo Rust 1.55.0 | A new version of Rust was recently announced. Version 1.55.0 adds new language features and improvements. This release is also dedicated to Anna Harren, a Rust community member who recently passed away after living with cancer. The release announcement is here: Announcing Rust 1.55.0

Scala logo Scala 3.0.2 | Scala 3.0.2 is out, adding better null safety, improved semicolon insertion, and much more. Read all about it here: Scala 3.0.2 Released!

http4k logo http4k | A new update to http4k was recently released. Check out the changelog to see what’s new in this functional toolkit for Kotlin HTTP applications: http4k


Functional Programming in Kotlin coverFunctional Programming in Kotlin by Marco Vermeulen, Rúnar Bjarnason, and Paul Chiusano


RustConf logo RustConf
September 14th, 2021

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


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