The myth of using Scala as a better Java

When people talk about their experience with Scala, they often say that it is possible to use Scala as a better Java. And indeed, many companies, especially the ones that adopted Scala around 2008-2009, didn’t want to give up the familiar tooling and simp… Read more

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Wrapping up Java 9 new Features

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