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Highlights from Scala Italy

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Through an unexpected series of events, I found myself travelling to Florence to attend Scala Italy 2018 (14-15th September). The conference has been going on for a few years. This was my first time attending and the first year it was organized in Florence. Th…

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Awesome SBT plugins for everyone

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Without wasting too much of your time on the introduction to the current state of tooling in the Scala ecosystem and how much we all take it for granted these days, I will jump straight to it and give you a quick rundown of some of the awesome and useful plugi…

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Validated Configurations with Ciris

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The need for configuration arises in almost every application, as we want to be able to run in different environments -- for example, local, testing, and production environments…

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Free vs tagless final with Chris Birchall

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Just a few days ago our very own Chris Birchall gave a talk at CodeNode regarding tagless final and how that compares to Free Monads. Check out the full talk here…

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Working with Shapeless

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If you are Scala, Java, C# or similar strongly typed language user, there is a high chance that you like types. You like the assurance that the stuff that you pass around meets the contract. If different types hold common traits then you would probably create…