Scala-Glossar

Scala-Glossar #

  • Ad hoc polymorphism
  • Antipattern
  • Cake pattern
  • Closure
  • Combinator
  • Companion object
  • Compound type: An instance that combines several types (e.g. val c = new C with T1 with T2)
  • Context bound
  • Contravariant
  • Covariant
  • Currying: Transforms a function that takes multiple arguments into a chain of functions, each taking a single argument
  • Expression problem
  • Factory
  • Free variable
  • Function literal
  • Guard
  • Implicit conversion
  • Implicit evidence
  • Least upper bound (LUB): The closest supertype of the original type and the type of the new element
  • Lifting
  • Linearization: Refers to the algorithm used to „flatten“ this graph for the purposes of resolving method lookup priorities, constructor invocation order, binding of super, etc.
  • Memoization
  • Miniboxing
  • Mixin
  • Nominal type: Named type
  • Observer Design Pattern
  • Package object
  • Parametrized type
  • Partial application
  • Partial function
  • Partially applied function
  • Pattern matching
  • Persistent data structure
  • Phantom type
  • Pre-initialized fields
  • Primary constructor
  • Property readers
  • Referential transparency
  • Scoped private / protected
  • Self-type annotation
  • Singleton
  • Singleton Design Pattern
  • Singleton type
  • Structural type
  • Structure sharing
  • Subtype polymorphism
  • Template Method Pattern
  • Trampoline: A loop that works through a list of functions, calling each one in turn
  • Type annotations
  • Type Class Pattern
  • Type constructor
  • Type erasure
  • Type refinement
  • Uniform Access Principle
  • Variable-length argument