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Tag Archives: scala

Scala in the key of C#: Option

Update: Since I first released Option, I’ve realized that it implementing IEnumerable was unneccesary to use LINQ syntax and actually made it less useful. I’ve updated the post to reflect these changes to Option. Currently reading Daniel Westheide‘s excellent “Neophyte’s … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 geek, scala ,

The problem with Frameworks

Over years, I've developed a dislike for frameworks, especially ORMs and web stacks such as Rails. But aside from complaining about "magic" and a vague icky feeling, I could never eloquently explain why. Meanwhile, all my spare time web projects … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 geek, rant , , ,

Implicits instead of Extension Methods?

After the latest round of scala is teh complex, I started thinking a bit more about the similar roles implicit conversions in scala play to extension methods in C#. I can't objectively comment on whether Extension Methods are simpler (they … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 .net, geek