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java.asInstanceOf[Scala]

8th December 2016 in London at Business Design Centre

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One of the great benefits of Scala is access to Java libraries. One of the great headaches of Scala is using Java libraries.

Many Scala libraries build on the shoulders of Java libraries that do the heavy lifting, providing a more comfortable interface, but sometimes the benefits don't outweigh the costs.

How do you decide when it is worth it? How do you make it useful for someone other than yourself? How do you decide quite how far to go?

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java.asInstanceOf[Scala]

Philip Wills

Phil is a Senior Developer Manager at the Guardian.

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One of the great benefits of Scala is access to Java libraries. One of the great headaches of Scala is using Java libraries.

Many Scala libraries build on the shoulders of Java libraries that do the heavy lifting, providing a more comfortable interface, but sometimes the benefits don't outweigh the costs.

How do you decide when it is worth it? How do you make it useful for someone other than yourself? How do you decide quite how far to go?

The Call for Papers is now open for Scala eXchange 2017! Submit your talk for the chance to join a stellar line-up of experts on stage. Find out more.


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java.asInstanceOf[Scala]

Philip Wills

Phil is a Senior Developer Manager at the Guardian.

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