|Scala in Depth
Joshua D. Suereth
Foreword by Martin Odersky
May 2012 | 304 pages
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Scala in Depth is a unique new book designed to help you integrate Scala effectively into your development process. By presenting the emerging best practices and designs from the Scala community, it guides you through dozens of powerful techniques example by example.
ABOUT THE BOOK
Scala is a powerful JVM language that blends the functional and OO programming models. You'll have no trouble getting introductions to Scala in books or online, but it's hard to find great examples and insights from experienced practitioners. You'll find them in Scala in Depth.
There's little heavy-handed theory here—just dozens of crisp, practical techniques for coding in Scala. Written for readers who know Java, Scala, or another OO language.
- Concise, expressive, and readable code style
- Integrate Scala into your existing Java projects
- Scala's 2.8.0 collections API
- How to use actors for concurrent programming
- Mastering the Scala type system
- Scala's OO features—type member inheritance, multiple inheritance, and composition
- Functional concepts and patterns—immutability, applicative functors, and monads
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Josh Suereth is a software developer with Typesafe. He is a Scala committer and the maintainer of scala-tools.org.
WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING
“A book that will help you transition from tinkering in Scala to professionally programming with it.”
—Ramnivas Laddad, Spring committer and author of AspectJ in Action
“A thorough treatment of the subject ... best suited for those who strive to become experts in Scala.”
—Edmon Begoli, Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
“Scala in Depth is a very useful book, I've already applied some of the coding tips and style to my current work.”
—Marcus Kazmierczak, VP, Engineering, BabyCenter