Central to Shapelogic Scala is minimal generic image traits and classes. This is about the main image class BufferImage and a few traits that it implements.

Image Trait

There are 3 image trait. They are all minimal generic.

They are Simulacrum type classes. This means that it is easy to wrap these around many image classes.


ReadImage has minimal read functionality.


WriteImage has minimal read and write functionality. Subclass of ReadImage


BufferImageTrait has minimal buffered image functionality. Subclass of ReadImage and WriteImage.

Image Classes

  • BufferImage


BufferImage is a buffered memory based image. Implementing traits ReadImage, WriteImage and BufferImageTrait. It has minimal read and write functionality.