Traits

Scala Trait and Mixin – Points to Remember

Reading Time: 3 minutes Scala Trait and Mixin – Points to Remember Trait can be viewed not only as interfaces in other languages, but also as classes with only parameterless constructor. Whenever there is some code in trait, the trait is called mixin. trait Alarm { def trigger(): String } In scala trait, If we create simple class and pass parameter in constructor, without any val or var, it Continue Reading

ScalaKnol: Understanding Traits as Stackable Modifications

Reading Time: 3 minutes Traits can be used to modify the methods of a class. The way such modifications are carried out is such that they can stack modifications with each other. Let us take an example. Say, there is a class called ImageProcessor which processes images. Now there are a few modifications required before the image is actually uploaded to your server. If you are using Facebook then Continue Reading

Scala Nuggets: Understanding Traits

Reading Time: 4 minutes Inphina provides specialized Scala consulting, training and offshoring … Learn more about Scala@Inphina! If you are coming from a Java background, then traits are interfaces++.  In scala, trait is a complete mixin solution where we can provide implementation in the trait as well as have classes mix-in the trait either when we declare classes or even when we are creating an instance of the class. Continue Reading