Scala Again

I am trying Scala again. Last time, several years ago, I played around with it as a web tool, combining it with a Servlet Runner like Tomcat. This time, I play around with it for some quantitative finance experiments.

Why Scala? It still seem the most advanced alternative to Java on the JVM, and the mix of functional programming and OO programming is interesting. Furthermore it goes quite far as it ships with its own library. I was curious to see if I could express some things better with Scala.

Here are my first impressions after a week:

Now things I still need time to get used to:
Some things they should consider:
Overall I found it quite exciting as there are definitely new ways to solve problems. It was a while since I had been excited with actual coding.

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