Update: The survey has closed and you can have a look at the results here.
Yesterday I wrote a blog entitled ‘A New Java Library For Amazing Productivity‘, which was – in all honesty – a trap: a well-intentioned honey trap with the purpose of trying to convince developers that they should be looking at Scala and evaluating it on the merits of its potential to deliver productivity gains, just as they would with a library or framework, rather than discounting it because it’s a “language”.
One of the comments I received was from Stephan Schmidt who writes the ‘codemonkeyism’ blog. Stephan wrote:
The sad state of our industry: Folklore.
Huge claim: “A New Java Library for Amazing Productivity Posted on February 11, 2013″
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