• Learning Scala by Example: walking through the rewrite of a small Open Source Project


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    Mar 7, 2012 11:00 PM


    The best way to learn a new language is to use it, but there is an enormous gap between HelloWorld.scala and a "real" project. To help with my own learning of Scala I rewrote my Log4JFugue Open Source project which at about 2500 lines of code was big enough to be real yet small enough to be manageable. We will briefly describe the problem space addressed by Log4JFugue, then summarize the architecture of the Java version. The majority of the night will be a hands-on, code-on-the-fly recreation of the Scala version from scratch. You will see the differences between the languages and get a feel for coding in the functional paradigm. No background in Scala is required.



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