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libraryDependencies += "io.monix" %% "newtypes-core" % "0.2.3"

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Quick sample

import monix.newtypes._

// Just for deriving type class instances
import cats._
import cats.implicits._

type Firstname = Firstname.Type
object Firstname extends NewtypeWrapped[String] {
  implicit val eq: Eq[Firstname] = derive

// Usage:
val name = Firstname("Alex")

// Coercing back into String:

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