Over the past few years, Scala has become a noteworthy programming language, gathering users turning to it as a substitute for Java that can run in parallel with Java on the JVM. As we head towards the release of Scala 3, developers have some questions. What is Dotty? How do I migrate? Why am I getting flashbacks to Python 2? Luckily, a new blog update gives us some answers.
The latest version of IntelliJ IDEA brings a whole pile of changes with it. From the performance and look to quality of life improvements, there’s a lot going on here for free and Ultimate users alike. Let’s take a closer look at what’s changed.
Every Monday, we take a step back and look at all the cool stuff that went down during the previous week. Last week, we had big news coming over from Gluon with the announcement of Java for iOS. Let’s have a look.
Scala 2.13 brings a long list of important changes and improvements in several areas with the redesign of collections being at the center of this release. Let’s have a look.
What are the practical uses of the more advanced language features in Scala? In this session, Christopher Batey covers specific language features with their use cases.
Scala lang combines object-oriented programming and functional programming into one high-level language. Now, Scala v2.13 is almost here. The first 2.13 release candidate is out and available for your perusal. Scala 2.13.0-RC1 adds collection changes, improved JDK 12 compatibility, compiler changes, and much more.
Scala may have started off as an alternative for Java, but it’s developed into a popular programming language in its own right. This week, we take a look at some of our favorite IDEs and text editors for Scala.
Instead of asking developers to learn a new IDE or build tool, is it possible to ship tools that integrate with a preexisting workflow? Scala’s new Build Server Protocol suggests that it is indeed possible.
Previously, we had a close look at the results of the 2018 JetBrains’ State of Developer Ecosystem survey with a focus on Java. Here, we present you the most interesting and fun highlights on a number of languages and technologies.
In such a vast and rich ecosystem such as Scala’s, it is often difficult to decide what is the best library or build tool choice for a certain project. Here, Manuel Bernhardt gives a quick tour of build tools in Scala in order to help you pick the right tool for your project.
It’s time to take a look at the hot list for the first quarter of 2018. Blockchain and Tensorflow lead the way, but there are some surprises further down the list. Who’s in, who’s out, and what should freelancers focus their energies on?
Big changes on the popular programming language index, as Scala leaps upwards to crack the top twenty. It’s not the only major adjustment for May’s TIOBE Index, as Google’s re-indexing causes titanic shifts for Go, R, and Swift.
Scala 2.13 may be a few months away, but the future is looking bright for 2.14 and beyond. We check in to see the state of Scala and where this popular JVM language is heading. It’s still not set in stone, but keep early 2020 free for Scala 3!