Odersky Explains Why Scala Fuses Imperative & Functional Programming
At Scala Days 2013 Martin Odersky, creator of Scala, explains the reasons why Scala fuses together imperative and functional programming. In his keynote, he makes the case for Scala as a hybrid language that bridges the gap between the imperative / Object Oriented and functional paradigms. Odersky then goes on to talk about how to write Scala with Style, while embracing both types of programming paradigms.
Watch the entire keynote: