Monthly Archive: November 2015


The magic of for-yield with Scala collections

Scala has a rich and well-designed collections library. You can find a good overview of the collections library on the Scala documentation website. In this post I’ll show how using for with yield on collections works and how the collections library is designed and implemented so that it does exactly...


7 Scala features that surprise Java developers

When you know Java, it isn’t that hard to start programming in Scala. Everything you know about object-oriented programming in Java also applies to Scala. Ofcourse Scala is not just Java with a less verbose syntax; it also has a number of features that Java lacks, such as functional programming...