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Scala: The difference between val and var

This is a short Scala post to explain what the difference is between val and var. I was showing some Scala code to a co-worker this past week and he was asking what the difference was between val and var. It is quite simple:

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Review of The Well-Grounded Java Developer

This is a review of The Well-Grounded Java Developer, Vital techniques of Java 7 and polyglot programming. Written by Benjamin J. Evans and Martijn Verburg. The book was published in July, 2012 and it contains 496 pages

This is an excellent…

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Installing Scala 2.10 on Eclipse Juno

Scala 2.10 was released yesterday and I decided to take a look at it. But first what is Scala anyway? From the Scala site:

Scala is a general purpose programming language designed to express common programming patterns in a concise, elegant, and typ…

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Java Training Day 4

Java Day 4

The Collections Framework
Legacy Container Classes
A container is an object that holds a collection of other objects
An array is a simple container. Arrays have a couple of limitations
. The size is fixed
. All the members of the arra…

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Java Training Day 2

Control statements

if

has to have parentheses and it has to be a boolean expressions if (boolean-expression) {statement};
We also covered the while and do while loop followed by the for loop

Enhanced for loop aka foreach loop
The for loop lo…

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Java Training Day 1

Today is day one of the Java class I am taking this week. I am just dumping some of the stuff that I am hearing about, some of the stuff I might already know.
Java is a general purpose language, it is interperted, output is by…

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Back to Java after an eleven year hiatus, what are some good resources you recommend?

This week eleven coworkers and myself will be in Java training for most of the time, I haven’t touched Java since 2001. I did a bunch of research over the 4 day weekend to get a little head start.

I installed Netbeans and Eclipse to see how they are…

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Oracle Details Its Plans For MySQL, Java, Virtualization, NetBeans, Glassfish, OpenOffice And Open Source

Oracle has updated the Sun Acquisition FAQ. The FAQ now has Oracle’s plans for MySQL, Java, Virtualization, NetBeans, Glassfish, OpenOffice, Open Source and other things.

Below are the relevant pieces from that document.

What are Oracle’s plans fo…

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