Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

by Dean Wampler
Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

by Dean Wampler

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Get up to speed on Scala—the JVM, JavaScript, and natively compiled language that offers all the benefits of functional programming, a modern object model, and an advanced type system. Packed with code examples, this comprehensive book shows you how to be productive with the language and ecosystem right away. You'll learn why Scala is ideal for building today's highly scalable, data-centric applications, while maximizing developer productivity.

While Java remains popular and Kotlin has become popular, Scala hasn't been sitting still. This third edition covers the new features in Scala 3.0 with updates throughout the book. Programming Scala is ideal for beginning to advanced developers who want a complete understanding of Scala's design philosophy and features with a thoroughly practical focus.

  • Program faster with Scala's succinct and flexible syntax
  • Dive into basic and advanced functional programming techniques
  • Build killer big data and distributed apps using Scala's functional combinators and tools like Spark and Akka
  • Create concise solutions to challenging design problems with the sophisticated type system, mixin composition with traits, pattern matching, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492077893
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/29/2021
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 553
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Dean Wampler is an expert in data engineering for scalable streaming data systems and applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence. He is a principal software engineer at Domino Data Lab. Previously he worked at Anyscale and Lightbend, where he worked on scalable machine learning with Ray and distributed streaming data systems with Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, Kubernetes, and other tools. Besides Programming Scala, Dean is also the author of What Is Ray?, Distributed Computing Made Simple, Fast Data Architectures for Streaming Applications, and Functional Programming for Java Developers, as well as the coauthor of Programming Hive, all from O’Reilly. He is a contributor to several open source projects and a frequent conference speaker, and he co-organizes several conferences around the world and several user groups in Chicago. Dean has a PhD in physics from the University of Washington. Find Dean on Twitter: @deanwampler.

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Dean Wampler is a Consultant, Trainer, and Mentor with Object Mentor, Inc. He specializes in Scala, Java, and Ruby. He works with clients on application design strategies that combine object-oriented programming, functional programming, and aspect-oriented programming. He also consults on Agile methods, like Lean and XP. Dean is a frequent speaker at industry and academic conferences on these topics. He has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Washington.

Alex Payne is Platform Lead at Twitter, where he develops services that enable programmers to build atop the popular social messaging service. Alex has previously built web applications for political campaigns, non-profits, and early-stage startups, and supported information security efforts for military and intelligence customers. In his free time, Alex studies, speaks, and writes about the history, present use, and evolution of programming languages, as well as minimalist art and design.

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