Welcome to my Scala (the programming language) blog. Here are the most recent blog posts:

  • Another Scala popularity benchmark

    June 28, 2012

    I’m not sure if you all know, but there is this Google programming contest called Google Code Jam. In the company I currently work for, we have a parallel and unofficial contest where the winner gets a full case of beer. I didn’t win this year, and I’m not going to tell you about how bad I turned out. I just thought that taking the stats from several years of Google Code Jam, could show the trends for some languages popularity and adoption. So here’s the chart that shows a popularity change of main alternative JVM languages (the Y axis is a percentage of contestants using particular language in the qualification round and the X axis is the year of the contest):

    Scala/Groovy/Clojure chart