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reply bearophile <bearophileHUGS lycos.com> writes:
First and second part of a 3-part article about Scala (the third part will be
about concurrency, plus a summary), it shows some of its characteristics, I
think D may copy various ideas:

http://blog.objectmentor.com/articles/2008/08/03/the-seductions-of-scala-part-i

http://blog.objectmentor.com/articles/2008/08/05/the-seductions-of-scala-part-ii-functional-programming

Bye,
bearophile
Aug 06 2008
next sibling parent bearophile <bearophileHUGS lycos.com> writes:
Third and last part of the article, it shows how Scala does multithreading
(Actors), its functional roots (the language has tons of things that encourage
to
use immutable data), plus a summary. I think D may learn/copy several things
from
 Scala:

http://blog.objectmentor.com/articles/2008/08/14/the-seductions-of-scala-part-iii-concurrent-programming
Aug 15 2008
prev sibling parent BLS <nanali nospam-wanadoo.fr> writes:
bearophile schrieb:
 First and second part of a 3-part article about Scala (the third part will be
about concurrency, plus a summary), it shows some of its characteristics, I
think D may copy various ideas:
 
 http://blog.objectmentor.com/articles/2008/08/03/the-seductions-of-scala-part-i
 
 http://blog.objectmentor.com/articles/2008/08/05/the-seductions-of-scala-part-ii-functional-programming
 
 Bye,
 bearophile

People without FP know-how, better start here : http://www.codecommit.com/blog/scala/scala-for-java-refugees-part-1 clean and understandable Scala Intro. 5 parts Bjoern
Aug 15 2008