Scala: The Static Language that Feels Dynamic

Scala is the first language I’ve seen where static type-checking seems to pay off. Some of its amazing contortional abilities would not, I think, be possible without static type checking. And, as I shall attempt to show in this article, the static checking is relatively unobtrusive — so much so that programming in Scala almost feels like programming in a dynamic language like Python.

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