A very nice Scala tutorial for Java programmers.

This is the best introduction to Scala I’ve seen so far for the Java programmer.  I’d classify it as “best” because it is short and cuts right to the chase.   The example used is complex enough to reveal enough of the underlying language elements to be worthwhile, but simple enough to allow you to concentrate on the language and not the problem being implemented.   Nice job.

Is Scala really more complicated than Java?

After a conversation with a guy at work, I was inspired to take a look at whether Scala is inherently more complex than Java, and decided it wasn’t.

Published in: on September 25, 2009 at 2:41 pm  Comments (47)  

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  1. Thanks for the link. Although I’ve been working with Python and Java in the last couple of years, it never really occured to me to try out one of the JVM-based languages.

    I will give Scala a spin and see how it pans out.
    Thanks for the link.

  2. But where is the document?!!!!!!!!!!

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    Is Scala really more complicated than Java?


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