Category Archives: Scala

Posts related to the Scala programming language

Apache Spark Experiments

I’m in the process of learning Apache Spark for processing and transforming large data sets, as well as machine learning. As I dig into different facets of Spark, I’m compiling notes and experiments in a series of Jupyter notebooks. I … Continue reading

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Using Scala for something I’d normally using a “scripting” language for

From time to time, some repetitive task comes up that I can do quicker by writing a script to do it than to do it manually. Especially if it’s something I may be needing to do again in the future. … Continue reading

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Scala, Maven and IntelliJ

I’m evaluating Scala for a project I’ve recently started.  The project requires processing a large number of data structures.  Between Scala’s good support for parallelism and functional programming, it seems like a good fit.  I’ve heard Scala brings many of … Continue reading

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