Category Archives: languages

The Case for Adding Scala

By | February 8, 2014

Scala is a language that I have been examining for awhile. Early on the library versioning issues really turned me off, but the seem to have been solved. It’s also a very large language that requires programmer discipline to not abuse. Twitter has been a big proponent of Scala and the Effective Scala document is… Read More »

What Language To Learn First?

By | May 20, 2010

When looking at various programming forums I see this question over and over. Many responders usually jump in suggesting languages from C to Java to Ruby to Lisp. Well, maybe not Lisp but you get the point. The problem with so quickly answering the above question is that I think the answer is: dependent on… Read More »