Scala: An Ambitious Language

In the object paradigm, a system consists of objects with mutable state, whereas in the functional paradigm, it consists of functions and immutable values. At first, these two worlds seem incompatible. But not so for Odersky. In 2004 he released the first version of Scala, a language that combines both. Scala's roots are object-oriented, sharing … Continue reading Scala: An Ambitious Language

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