August 06, 2008
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
August 15, 2008
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
August 15, 2008
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
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