Arjen Poutsma discusses programming in Scala with SpringSource: Configuring a Scala bean, Scala collections, Using Spring templates and transactions in Scala, and details the Spring Scala project.
Arjen Poutsma is a Staff Engineer at SpringSource, being the founder and the project lead for the Spring Web Services. He has worked with both Java EE and Microsoft .NET., and in 2004, Arjen started to specialize in Web Services and SOA. Lately he has worked on adding REST support in Spring 3.0 and 3.1.
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- "Why not" - this is not really convincing. Furthermore I appeal to all developers - ask yourself "why" you would use this or that - think hard. You should be able to argue that your decision was based on reason.
- "Spring is proven technology" - maybe, but the combination of both Spring and Scala is not and probably it is pointless to use them in combination, at least for me.
In fact I do not even know why I would use Spring in Java...