We discuss the tradeoffs between 3 different styles of writing parallel code, in terms of thread use (and other effects) in Scala and Akka.
Learn to read files in Scala like a boss and compare it to other styles in other languages. We write a simple API which looks almost as easy as Python’s read...
Maximize the call-by-name semantics in Scala and manipulate your results when you want them.
We walk you through one of the foundational skills for Spark performance optimization: reading the Spark UI and the graph of how your job is structured.
We go on a short trip to Nothing (and nothing-ness) in Scala. Nothing is actually pretty useful.