Scala Performance Tips on Android

October 7, 2014

Our team has been developing an NLP library, used by Ginger Page, using Scala. Now, mostly, things have been really great. Scala allows us to go very fast, and allows us to develop the app’s NLP needs in a way that Java never could have. But, as all things in life, nothing good ever comes free. We’ve noticed that our app is suffering from many GC interruptions, hurting performance. I went to investigate, and this is my story. Benchmark on a mobile device Well, if you’re like us and developing a Scala library to be used with an existing app, it...
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