Appendix A: Further Reading

Here are some resources that might help you out as you learn Akka and explore the fantastic world of Scala development.

Books on Scala

  • Programming in Scala, Second Edition, Martin Odersky, Lex Spoon, and Bill Venners, Artima, 2010. There's simply no more complete book available for understanding the entirety of the Scala programming language.
  • Scala for the Impatient, Cay Horstmann, Addison-Wesley, 2012. This is an excellent introduction to Scala for experienced programmers who just need to hit the ground running quickly.   
  • Scala in Depth, Joshua D. Suereth, Manning, 2012. When you're ready to dig in to the true magic of Scala in a way that's clear and well-informed, you should not hesitate to pick up Josh's book ...

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