Making use of Scala Lazy Collections

NFJS, the Magazine - May 2012

We're used to collections of objects in OOP and in Java. Some of the modern languages add flavor to collections, they let us postpone the insertion (and computation) of elements in collections. In this article we’ll learn to use lazy collections and understand the benefits they offer.

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Venkat Subramaniam

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NFJS, the Magazine - May 2012

NFJS the Magazine - May 2012

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