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Closures in Scala

If you're reading this blog, you've certainly noticed its big interest for Apache Spark. One of first problems we encounter with this data processing framework is a "Task not serializable" error that is caused by a not serializable closure. In this post, outside of Spark's context, we'll focus on these specific functions. Continue Reading →

Partial functions in Scala

Recently in this series about Scala features I covered the partially applied functions. At first glance we could think they are the same as partial functions. But it's not really true and this post will explain why. Continue Reading →