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Scala 2.9 RC 1 released

Jesper de Jong
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Release candidate 1 for Scala 2.9 is out. It has some interesting new features, such as parallel collections: when you call for example foreach on these, the iteration will be done in parallel when you have a multi-core processor. And there are lots of other interesting new features.

I haven't tried it out yet, but it looks good.


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Jesper de Jong
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And now Scala 2.9.0 RC2 is available.
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Scala 2.9 final has been out for a while now.

I've tried the parallel collections out a little bit, this makes it really incredibly easy to write multi-threaded code. (Ofcourse you still have to be careful with mutable data, synchronization etc. but you don't have to write any low-level plumbing code with threads or actors anymore). Wrote a short blog post about it.
 
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