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      Maybe this is a silly question because I don’t use Scala, but after ~15 minutes of searching their website, I don’t know why this is a big deal or what’s new in Scala 3.

      python.org has links to pre-release downloads, and version N+1 documentation right on their site, and I don’t see anything like that.

      Anybody know what’s new in 3? Anything exciting?

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        As Scala 3 is not officially release yet its most up to date documentation on it can be found here: https://dotty.epfl.ch/

        The great news is a lot of existing book authors and new ones are working releasing new books and docs in time for its release.

        Personally I am very excited for scala3. Also I am excited about how the language, its eco system has grown in demand, tools and new learning resources over the last one year.

        If you want to have a look at some of the new ideas coming with scala 3 , I personally really enjoyed the following talks:

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQ5Q-HxuU_U

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H9KPlGSBnM

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-KDLrdlg78

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          Scala 3 overhauls implicit, and it is exciting and quite a big deal.

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            Maybe this is a silly question because I don’t use Scala, but after ~15 minutes of searching their website, I don’t know why this is a big deal or what’s new in Scala 3.

            Don’t worry, the documentation on the website pretty much hasn’t been updated in like 10 years.

            I don’t think it will be for version 3, either.

            Anybody know what’s new in 3? Anything exciting?

            They flipped their definition of simplicity from “as few orthogonal building blocks as possible” to “a language feature for each individual use case”, and added a few dozen new features.

            Opaque types is my favorite in terms of worst language design.