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Scala Refcard Released! And the Top 5 Scala Articles of the Week

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New Refcard: We've been eagerly preparing this week's refcard release for the past few months now, and finally the widely-requested Scala Refcard is here.  Go download Scala: The Scalable JVM Language right now!  --DZ Curators


In this post I'll present a selection of the top 5 Scala-related articles I read the previous week ( 08-14 October )

Getting started with Play 2.1, Scala 2.10 and Slick 0.11.1

I suppose that most of you have already read many articles on Play and/or Scala.  This post is really awesome as it gives you some basic instructions on how to install, configure and make use of Slick with Play 2.1 and Scala 2.10. Don’t know what Slick is? Well, what are you waiting for? Start reading!
http://java.dzone.com/articles/getting-started-play-21-scala

Modular programming using Object in Scala

Very interesting presentation about how Scala can help you write modules using 'Object' and traits
http://blog.knoldus.com/2012/10/10/knolx-session-modular-programming-using-object-in-scala/

Getting started with Scala and Scalatra

This is the last part of a four-article series about using Scalatra, a tiny web framework for Scala. This article introduces Akka and demonstrates how you can run the complete API in the cloud with Jboss 7.1.0 and openshift
http://www.smartjava.org/content/tutorial-getting-started-scala-and-scalatra-part-iv

Towards better refactoring support in IDEs for functional programming

This article is not Scala oriented, the examples shown are, however written in Scala. It targets a topic that IMHO is going to be very important for next release of popular IDEs.
http://java.dzone.com/articles/towards-better-refactoring

Coursera’s Functional Programming – Cheating discovered

If you’ve enrolled in coursera’s course about functional programming and Scala, then you have probably read an email about cheating discovered in assignments' solutions. This discussion at ycombinator is awesome. Different opinions and thoughts that break the limits of the initial topic :)
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=4631362

Until next week have fun with functional programming :)

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