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Learn Kotlin: Shortcuts

Learning Kotlin was something I thought about. Recently I decided to give it a try. And I’m so excited that I have! If you are unfamiliar with Kotlin, it’s a newer programming language that has...
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Why use Try instead of Scala Try Catch

Scala try catch is always an option when writing Scala code for Java like exception control flows. However, you also have the option of start using the Try type. Scala try catch vs Try Try was introduced...

Free Codacy Pro account to fight COVID-19

Our hearts go out to everyone who has been directly or indirectly impacted by the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are committed to doing what we can to help. As part of...

Open source projects: merging schedules

When do open source projects merge their pull requests? I was curious about the merging time patterns of pull requests from open source projects. So I extracted all the merging events from Github during the...
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Docker Tutorial: Dockerizing Scala

Prerequisites A working docker installation (boot2docker is fine) Typesafe’s activator (or use ./activator found at the root of the git-repo — it will download the dependencies) You can find/fork the sourcecode for all of the following on Github Intro The sbt plugin...