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Scala for Java Developers: A Practical Primer by Toby Weston

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© Toby Weston 2018
Toby WestonScala for Java Developershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3108-1_23

23. Convert Your Codebase

Toby Weston
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London, UK
 
At this point, you’re likely to have an existing Java codebase and may be wondering if you should try and convert the Java to Scala .
It may be a lot of effort, but I say it’s definitely worth investing in converting the entire codebase to Scala if you’re serious about adopting Scala. Don’t aim to leave half and half. Accept that it’s going to take some time and effort but commit to achieving it. If you don’t finish the job, apathy can set in, not to mention that inter-op between old Java and Scala can get really awkward. You’ll make your life easier if you see the job through.
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