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October 14th, 2022, ISSUE 451, This issue on the web. Compiled by SoftwareMill.


Support for XML request responses in sttp and tapir

Adding an XML integration to sttp or tapir is fairly straightforward. This short teaser shows that defining coding/encoding logic and helper functions for seamless integration with API for defining call/endpoints is pretty painless.
Rafał Ambrożewicz
Scala Center Activity Report for 2022 Q3

Improved Scala Steward GitHub Action, Debugger in Metals, Scaladex, and other topics.
Scala Center (@scala_lang)


SBT in Scala (part 3)

Adding Resolvers, Custom Tasks and Settings, Cross-Compiling and More
Daniel Ciocîrlan (@rockthejvm)
ZIO API Design Techniques

Learn how to make your APIs just a little shinier - with better type inference and more convenience - using a few tricks pilfered from ZIO core.
Adam Fraser, Kit Langton
Migrating From Akka to ZIO Panel Discussion

In this episode, industry leaders (John De Goes, Adam Fraser, Ivan Subotic, Jakub Czuchnowski, Jan Ypma, Kit Langton, and Michael Arnaldi) discuss ZIO as an alternative solution to Akka. Hear successful migration stories as well as learn about key features making ZIO more cloud efficient, robust, and resilient for modern application development.


Build Web Apps with ZIO 2.0, October 17th-19th

Use our link for a 15% discount for Scala Times readers! In this course, developers will use ZIO 2.0 and best-in-breed libraries (including ZIO Config, ZIO HTTP, ZIO Logging, ZIO JDBC, and ZIO Metrics) to rapidly construct web applications that are scalable; easy to test, refactor, and maintain; and which never leak resources or deadlock.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
ZIO Hackathon, October 27th-28th, New York, USA & Online

We will share and learn about ZIO and related projects; chat about functional programming, functional Scala, and much more; work on fun projects; and get to know one another. No prior background knowledge of ZIO is assumed.
Ziverge (@zivergetech)
Functional Scala 2022, December 1st-2nd, London

Use our link and get a 10% discount for Scala Times readers!
Ziverge (@zivergetech)


Scala 2.13.10

Fix 2.13.9 regression which broke binary compatibility, and some other changes.
Scala contributors
zio-connect FileConnector

All the useful filestystem operations fitting your ZIO flows.
zio-connect contributors
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