1 thought on “Scala vs. Kotlin, friend or foe? – Ohad Shai

  1. You forgot to mention that kotlin does not offer proper immutable collections with structural sharing which is hugely important if you aim to build applications that are both thread safe and memory efficient. There are also few other things such as implict parameters and traits. Compilation is not a problem but you need a proper computer, not a macbook… Compiler is working hard so you can focus on higher level abstractions. Despite its limitations Kotlin may succeed as most developers are lazy and dumb.

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