Haskell vs Scala: What are the differences?
Haskell: An advanced purely-functional programming language. ; Scala: A pure-bred object-oriented language that runs on the JVM. Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.
Haskell and Scala can be primarily classified as "Languages" tools.
"Purely-functional programming " is the primary reason why developers consider Haskell over the competitors, whereas "Static typing" was stated as the key factor in picking Scala.
Scala is an open source tool with 11.8K GitHub stars and 2.75K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Scala's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Scala has a broader approval, being mentioned in 437 company stacks & 324 developers stacks; compared to Haskell, which is listed in 33 company stacks and 47 developer stacks.
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