Talks to Watch Out For at Scala Exchange

Scala Exchange is only a month away and excitement is building at Underscore HQ. We thought we’d write a series of posts about our involvement with the conference. Watch this space over the coming weeks for announcements and Scalax-related content, and subscribe to the newsletter to take advantage of some upcoming promotions and discounts.

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Getting Into Other People's Code

A formal code review involves taking a good look at other people’s code. For some, trying to grok strange code is agony. But I like it.

We’ve experienced enough reviews to have developed an approach to getting into an alien code base. In this post I’ll outline the key items to focus on.

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Uniting Church and State: FP and OO Together

This is a post about church and state, and how we can unite the two for a better world, while avoiding unfortunate side effects.

Political metaphors aside, this really is a post about Church—Alonzo Church—and how we can use his idea of Church encoding to unite pure FP and imperative OO to achieve, if not a better world, at least better code.

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Newsletter 16: It's Book Time!

Hi,

Greetings from Copenhagen on the eve of Scala Days. In this newsletter I have a few things to talk about… conference talks, training, type tetris, and—oh—making all of our books free and open source.

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