Extractors In Scala

Jyoti Sachdeva explains what extractors are in Scala and why they’re useful:

An extractor is an object that has an unapply method. It takes an object as an input and gives back arguments. Custom extractors are created using the unapply method. The unapply method is called extractor because it takes an element of the same set and extracts some of its parts,  apply method also called injection acts as a constructor, takes some arguments and yields an element of a given set.

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