Scalaz VS cats

Compare Scalaz vs cats and see what are their differences.

cats

Lightweight, modular, and extensible library for functional programming. (by typelevel)
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Scalaz cats
2 25
4,561 4,741
0.3% 0.8%
8.8 9.7
12 days ago 6 days ago
Scala Scala
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Scalaz

Posts with mentions or reviews of Scalaz. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-27.
  • Typeclasses explained in Java
    3 projects | dev.to | 27 Jul 2022
    If I managed to gain you interest you can take a look at one of the following libraries like cats, scalaz for scala and vavr for java which contain type class definitions and implementations for common types.
  • In Search of the Best Functional Programming Back-End: 2021 Update
    4 projects | dev.to | 24 Jan 2021
    I’ve specifically had 2 job offers internally at my company because of this language. First with Cats and Scalaz and now with ZIO, Scala has taken the best parts of Haskell, the best parts of Scala, and made it really nice to work with. You can barely see the OOP leftovers.

cats

Posts with mentions or reviews of cats. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-27.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Scalaz and cats you can also consider the following projects:

Shapeless - Generic programming for Scala

ZIO - ZIO — A type-safe, composable library for async and concurrent programming in Scala

Scala Async - An asynchronous programming facility for Scala

Monocle - Optics library for Scala

Ammonite-Ops - Scala Scripting

ScalaTest - A testing tool for Scala and Java developers

Quicklens - Modify deeply nested case class fields

Scala Graph - Graph for Scala is intended to provide basic graph functionality seamlessly fitting into the Scala Collection Library. Like the well known members of scala.collection, Graph for Scala is an in-memory graph library aiming at editing and traversing graphs, finding cycles etc. in a user-friendly way.

cats-effect - The pure asynchronous runtime for Scala