Scala is a general purpose programming language principally targeting the Java Virtual Machine. Designed to express common programming patterns in a concise, elegant, and type-safe way, it fuses both imperative and functional programming styles.

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Simple Scala money library

for some fun, I decided to start working on something that let me work with Money calculations. I realise there are libraries out there like Joda Money, but I'm doing this mainly for fun. I was ...
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Hamming distance in Scala

Problem Write a program that can calculate the Hamming difference between two DNA strands. GAGCCTACTAACGGGAT CATCGTAATGACGGCCT ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^^ Code ...
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Identifying Types of Triangle in Scala

Below is my solution to this exercise. Write a program that can tell you if a triangle is equilateral, isosceles, or scalene. The program should raise an error if the triangle cannot exist. ...
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Anagram in Scala

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Nucleotide count in Scala

This is my second day in learning Scala and I still need to develop a taste of functional programming, I often find myself doing imperative coding. Below is the result of my TDD practice. Code ...
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Little Sudoku solver

I always have enormous difficulty working out 2D grid addresses, so for me it is easier to work with the List functions. All tests pass and I'm looking for feedback ...
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Akka streams: Bidirectional flow that completes the stage when one side is completed

This is meant to be a bidirectional flow BidiFlow that works exactly as BidiFlow.identity, except that it completes the stage as soon as one of the Flows (in1 -> ...
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Rate limiter utility class

I had a problem in my system where the class that sends messages to other systems sometimes gets flooded and so I needed to add rate limiting. I threw together something that would work, but I would ...
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Implementation of API to create a company account in a database

I'm working on an API that has a lot of controller functions like this: ...
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Anagram counter

Homework prompt was: You are given two strings, a ‘parent’ string and a ‘query’ string respectively. Your task is to determine how many times the query string – or an anagram of the query string ...
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Checking whether a game board is full

I have a method in Scala that checks if a game board is full or not. To speed this method up, I return inside the nested for loop to break out of both of them and stop execution. How would I achieve ...
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Union-find implementation

Here are a few questions on my mind: What improvements to the above code can you think of? I want to say new UnionFind(x) where ...
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Using actors to collect paged data structures exposed through REST API

I've come up with a small exercise to learn scala consisting of making a client that assembles a graph available as a resource. The API server responds with a paged list of edges, in the form of ...
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Getting all timeDuration from a day which are not in a list of timeDuration in Scala

I have a list of timestamp tuples of the form List((startTime,endTime)), which are basically denoting periods of time throughout the day. For example: ...
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Pushing data to an analytics API

This is code that handles pushing data to an analytics API, and IMO it feels too much like Java. logActivity is a method that uses ...
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Merging trees in scalaz

I just built a function to merge a set of List[A]s into a single scalaz.Tree[A]. Specifically, if I have the following three <...
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Segmented Sieve of Eratosthenes in Scala

I'm trying to solve PRIME1 in SPOJ with the following Scala snippet: Peter wants to generate some prime numbers for his cryptosystem. Help him! Your task is to generate all prime numbers between ...
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Building a Tree from Breadcrumbs

I need to transform List("home", "mens", "clothing", "jackets") into ...
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Print Trace Debugger

Notice: The original library has since been replaced by: https://github.com/JohnReedLOL/scala-trace-debug See my Scala print trace debugger. This project is used for lightweight debugging sort of ...
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Determining the HTTP status code to return for a request

I have a piece of code that I would like to refactor but can't figure how to do it. This is a method from a Play controller where I have to verify many precondition and respond different status for ...
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Needleman Wunsch algorithm in Scala

The Needleman–Wunsch algorithm is an algorithm used in bioinformatics to align protein or nucleotide sequences. Here is an implementation in Scala: ...
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Longest palindromes

I've been tasked to solve this exercise lately, and this is what I wrote: ...
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Limit HTTP request rate for spray/akka-http

I want to limit the request rate in a spray/akka-http route. I'm not an expert with both scala and spray/akka but learning. So I came up with the following custom directive: ...
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Finding the most frequent words in Scala using Akka

I'm new to akka and would like to get some feedback on my first attempt. The code takes text from stdin and finds the top 10 most frequently occurring words. Specifically, I would like to know Is ...
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Frequency of words in all files of a directory using Future - Scala

I created a program to get frequency of word in all files in a directory using Future API ...
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Stronger Functor TypeClass

I'm working on arrow library for scala I've come with some new typeclass, which looks like generalized Functor ...
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Object to YAML (and viceversa) conversion in Scala

In order to learn Scala, I'm writing a simple module that takes a Service object I defined and serializes it in YAML format. This is the definition of my ...
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Immutable queue implementation in Scala

I created a queue in which we can perform Enqueue, Dequeue and Traversing in Scala. ...
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Implicit type class for updating maps

With the help of SO I got my code working, but I think it still could be improved, in particular I do not like using asInstanceOf. Is there some way how to avoid it?...
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List of Files in any Folder - Scala

I have written a code to count the number of files in a folder and if there are any folder inside folder it will count the files in that folder too. ...
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Scala implementation of @rolfl's integer-partitioning algorithm

While reviewing @Martijn's Distinct sums of integers (finding all combinations of positive integers that sum to a given number), I proposed the following solution: ...
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Producing uniform lists in Scala

When writing an answer to another question here, I came across the problem of producing lists of integers having a certain total and only consisting of a certain number and an optional rest. So for ...
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Functional translation of dice simulation

I have tried my hands at "functionalising" a toy problem I had: find the expected number of throws of a six sided die until all sides have been seen (the answer is 14.7) My starting point is my ...
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Similar 2 classes in Scala need to refactoring

I am newbie in scala don't know how to refactor to make it better because currently it kinds of boring when read it. I have 2 classes BidWinPostData and BidEventPostData. They are kind similar the ...
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PBKDF2 and HMAC implementation in Scala

First of all: I know that rolling your own cryptographic functions is bad. The SHA256 implementation i use is from Bouncycastle, but i think both HMAC and PBKDF2 are not vulnerable to timing attacks ...
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Adding polynomials represented as maps

I'm using maps to represent a polynomial. The key is the exponent and the value is the coefficient : Map(exp -> coef) e.g. ...
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Distinct sums of integers

I need to get the distinct sums of naturals of a natural What I came up with is: ...
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collect and parallelize in spark performance

the below code is working fine, but as this is new for me, please help to improve performance. as I have not included yet my complex logic but confused over collect and parallelize. Aim is to collect ...
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Caching side effects

Is this a proper way to cache side effects (occurring on job.tryLoad)? ...
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Solution to part 1 of Day 7 Advent of Code in Scala

Does someone want to review my solution to part 1 of Day 7 Advent of Code in Scala? The assignment is here: http://adventofcode.com/day/7 Without repeating the whole text, in short: Given a text file ...
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Return different type of response based on Accept header

I'm a novice to Scala and Akka-Http and am experimenting with Akka-Http for writing rest services. I have to return JSON or protobuf based on the Accept-Header. ...
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Handling HTTP requests and saving user to database

I am using Play Framework and Slick. In userController.scala I am handling HTTP post requests and sending to personRepository.scala. Is this controller and method written in the correct way? ...
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RandomForest multi-class classification

Below is the code I have for a RandomForest multiclass-classification model. I am reading from a CSV file and doing various transformations as seen in the code. I ...
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Divide list into n parts in scala [closed]

The problem is to divide a list into n parts according to a predicate. I found recursive solution but I am sure that a more elegant solution also exists. ...
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Ising Model - Atom Vibration Simulation in Scala

I am an experienced Java developer (12+ years) and have recently switched to Scala and I love it. However I feel not comfy yet and I have a feeling that I might use to many paradigms from the good old ...
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Handling state in actor

The following Actor monitors file by getting events from watchservice actor that sends a message to the actor and notifies for event (create,modify or delete), would love to know how I may improve it....
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Let user add rows to table

I'd like the user to be able to add rows to a table in my Play application written in Scala. The row is defined in a custom tag and makes use of Bootstrap via the plugin by Adrian Hurt. My current ...
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Scala list to tuple conversion

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Scala code to print a Sudoku board and any possible unsolved values

I'm working through a Sudoku solver problem that I found at UPenn (no it's not my homework ;)). I'm a beginner at Scala, and I'm trying to write good functional code (not that this particular method ...