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New releases for Swift, Arrow, and more FP news | Lambda World News

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:


Apache Kafka logo Apache Kafka 3.0.0 | Apache Kafka 3.0.0 was recently announced. The latest version of this open-source distributed event streaming platform brings new features, fixes, and several improvements. Read more here: What’s New in Apache Kafka 3.0.0.

Swift logo Swift 5.5 | Swift 5.5 features newly-introduced language capabilities for concurrency, including async/await, structured concurrency, and Actors. See what else is new here: Swift 5.5 Released!

Kotlin logo Kotlin 2021 Premier Online Event | The “Kotlin event of the year” takes place October 19th to November 6th, and it will include updates from the Kotlin team, news on the Kotlin ecosystem, and more. See all the info here: Kotlin Event

Arrow logo Arrow 1.0 | The Arrow collection of libraries that complement the Kotlin ecosystem with functional patterns and data types just reached version 1.0. Read all about version 1.0 here: Arrow 1.0 is now available


Learn ClojureScript coverLearn ClojureScript: Functional programming for the web by Andrew Meredith

Good Code, Bad Code coverGood Code, Bad Code: Think like a software engineer by Tom Long


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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