10 Things I Hate About Scala
14:30 - 15:20 Mild
I love Scala, I really do. I find Scala both more productive and more fun then any of the many languages I have worked with before. There are many reasons to use to Scala; however, I will not be talking about them.
Instead, in this talk I will cover some of the things I find annoying or disappointing in Scala. For each I will explain the issue, why it is so, whether or not it is likely to ever change, and what, if anything, we can do about it in the mean time.
The issues covered will include:
Limitations on type inference
Limitations on overloading
Standard library performance
The lecture is geared towards those who have written between 10 and 10 millions lines of Scala code.
Meir serves as Chief Architect @ SparkBeyond, a disruptive data science start-up with a unique mission: To harness humanity’s collective intelligence to solve the toughest problems.
Meir is an open source activist, Scala enthusiast and data junkie with over a decade of experience leading complex, data-intensive projects.