implicits

Implicit Conversions In Scala: Let’s extend Functionality

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello folks, in this blog we will see Implicit Conversions in Scala language. And how it helps to make our code more readable. Before going into much detail about implicit let’s understand why we need implicit in Scala. There is a basic difference between your own code and libraries of other people. You can change your code as your need but when you have to Continue Reading

Back2Basics: The Magic of Implicit – #2

Reading Time: 3 minutes In our previous blog, The Magic of Implicit, we have talked about how implicit values are being used. In this blog, we will explore Type Conversion with implicit and implicit classes. Let’s start with a simple example, scala> val i: Int = 2.3 <console>:11: error: type mismatch; found : Double(2.3) required: Int val i: Int = 2.3 Here we were trying to assign a double type value Continue Reading

Back2Basics: The Magic of Implicits

Reading Time: 3 minutes Implicit System is one of Scala’s language greatest feature with the help of which we can write concise code. The implicit system in Scala allows the compiler to adjust code using a well-defined lookup mechanism. In this post, we will try to understand how Scala’s implicit work magically. Scala provides an implicit keyword that can be used in two ways: method or variable definitions, and method parameter lists. Continue Reading