There’s a better place to specifically look at performance comparisons across languages than this post – The computer languages benchmarks game.
3 replies - 12108 views - 08/17/11 by Dhananjay Nene in Articles
Wanting to explore Scala and some new Scala/Java libraries I started writing ElasticMQ. It is a simple message queueing system, following closely Amazon SQS
0 replies - 4196 views - 08/17/11 by Adam Warski in Articles
Scala 2.9 introduced parallel collections,
which mirror most of the existing collections with a parallel version.
Collections that have been parallelized...
2 replies - 5436 views - 08/16/11 by Cedric Beust in Articles
Since Clojure is one of my favourite programming languages, I
took a chance and used the brand new ClojureScript on a small project.
I was sceptical...
0 replies - 6078 views - 08/15/11 by Felix Dahlke in Articles
Some people advocate their preferred language as the only way to
enlightenment and productivity boosts way in the two digit percentage
range compared to...
3 replies - 5504 views - 08/15/11 by Jens Schauder in Articles
A couple of colleagues and I were having an interesting discussion
this afternoon about the visibility of functions which are mixed into an
object from a...
1 replies - 2975 views - 08/15/11 by Mark Needham in Articles
We’re using WebDriver on my project to automate our functional tests and as a result are using the Page Object pattern to encapsulate each page of the...
0 replies - 4084 views - 08/10/11 by Mark Needham in Articles
The problem with equals() is that it is difficult to get it right. For
example, for a simple class Foo, you may write the equals() method as: class Foo(val...
2 replies - 5367 views - 08/08/11 by kent tong in Articles
The other day I stumbled upon Clojure's memfn macro.The
memfn macro expands into code that creates a fn that expects to be
passed an object and any args...
0 replies - 4075 views - 08/03/11 by Jay Fields in Articles
It seems a trend has caught on and
accelerated recently: every organization worth his salt in the Java
ecosystem feels the need to create its own language...
3 replies - 5675 views - 08/01/11 by Nicolas Frankel in Articles
Back from Santa Clara, CA where I've attended an awesome event - JVM Language Summit.
Before the event I thought I knew some Java, but it seems I was too...
5 replies - 4341 views - 07/31/11 by Anton Arhipov in Articles
A recent project had me looking into minifying CSS. This is unfamiliar territory for me since I’ve rarely cared much about the size of website assets. In...
0 replies - 4526 views - 07/26/11 by Chas Emerick in Articles
I guess everybody who knows Java and Swing also knows the Swing Tutorial.
It is a great source of information if you want to learn Swing. It is
4 replies - 5875 views - 07/26/11 by Jens Schauder in Articles
I’ve been away from Scala for a long while now — a little more than
three years. v2.7.1 was the last rev I used significantly, if memory
2 replies - 4700 views - 07/25/11 by Chas Emerick in Articles
One of the language features available to us in Scala which I think
is having a big impact in helping us to make our code base easier to
follow is the...
0 replies - 5578 views - 07/25/11 by Mark Needham in Articles