The Artima Developer Community
Sponsored Link

Articles Forum
The Origins of Scala

76 replies on 6 pages. Most recent reply: May 21, 2009 5:21 AM by Gregor Zeitlinger

Welcome Guest
  Sign In

Go back to the topic listing  Back to Topic List Click to reply to this topic  Reply to this Topic Click to search messages in this forum  Search Forum Click for a threaded view of the topic  Threaded View   
Previous Topic   Next Topic
Flat View: This topic has 76 replies on 6 pages [ « | 1 ... 3 4 5 6 ]
Carson Gross

Posts: 153
Nickname: cgross
Registered: Oct, 2006

Re: The Origins of Scala Posted: May 8, 2009 11:07 AM
Reply to this message Reply
> Once again, a claim that Java is way more verbose than
> another language is refuted.

Yeah. The example given is really just a case where the library utilities in Scala are better than the ones available in Java.

Still, you have to admit that closures and type inference clean up statically typed languages a lot.


Gregor Zeitlinger

Posts: 108
Nickname: gregor
Registered: Aug, 2005

Re: The Origins of Scala Posted: May 21, 2009 5:21 AM
Reply to this message Reply
> As a side note, is anyone else shocked that Java doesn't
> have ImmutableCollection, ImmutableList, ImmutableSet and
> ImmutableMap interfaces? They could be easily added with
> no backwards compatability issues and would make loads of
> API's much, much more obvious.
Yes, I just realized that when I started using google collections. They are not the same as the immutable list of fan, because they can contain mutable objects, though.

Flat View: This topic has 76 replies on 6 pages [ « | 3  4  5  6 ]
Topic: The Purpose of Scala's Type System Previous Topic   Next Topic Topic: BlazeDS and Spring: Integrating Flex in the Enterprise

Sponsored Links


Copyright © 1996-2019 Artima, Inc. All Rights Reserved. - Privacy Policy - Terms of Use