#Functional Programming

Scala Cats: EitherT

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this blog, I will discuss about EitherT which is another concept of Scala Cats library. Before discussing about EitherT, lets discuss Either first then EitherT which helps us in resolving the issue or boilerplate we have due to Either. Either Either can be used for error handling in most situations. However, when Either is placed into effectful types such as Option or Future, a large amount of boilerplate is Continue Reading

What is Open Class in Scala 3?

Reading Time: 2 minutes At Knoldus, we are pursuing to learn and share Scala 3 features with the community. In that quest, I am writing this blog to talk about a new feature being introduced in Scala 3 – Open Class. You can read about our other blogs on Scala3 here. Story till Scala2? In Scala 2, all classes are by default available for extensions, and we need to Continue Reading

Introducing Transparent Traits in Scala 3

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am learning Scala 3 and as I go along, I want to share about it with our community. In this quest, I had written an article a few days back on Trait Parameters in Scala 3. Check it out! In this article, I am going to write about a new feature of Scala 3, called Transparent Traits. Firstly, we will look into the problem Continue Reading

Introducing Trait Parameters in Scala 3

Reading Time: 2 minutes At Knoldus, we are endeavoring to learn Scala 3 and share it with community. There are multiple blogs which have been published here on Scala 3 which you can visit to get to know about other new features of the language. In this blog post, I will take you through the feature of trait parameters introduced in the language. Traits in Scala 2 Traits are Continue Reading

Traits – The beauty of Scala

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog we will discuss about a Trait and how Traits can help you to beautify your code by Multiple Inheritance. Traits Traits are a fundamental unit of code reuse in Scala. Trait encapsulates method and field definitions, which can be reused by mixing into classes. Two most important concept about Traits are :- Widening from thin interface to rich interface Defining stackable modifications. Continue Reading