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Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

Programming Scala: Scalability = Functional Programming + Objects

by Dean Wampler

Paperback(3rd ed.)

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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

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781492077893
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/15/2021
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 556
Sales rank: 891,787
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Dean Wampler, Ph.D. is a Consultant for Typesafe, where he specializes in helping clients succeed with Scala and Functional Programming projects. He works with "Big Data" tools like Hadoop, Spark, and Machine Learning libraries, and Reactive tools like Akka and Play. Dean is an O'Reilly author and a frequent conference speaker and organizer. 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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