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Subhashini Chellappan and Dharanitharan GanesanPractical Apache Sparkhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3652-9_1

1. Scala: Functional Programming Aspects

Subhashini Chellappan1  and Dharanitharan Ganesan2
Bangalore, India
Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, India

This chapter is a prerequiste chapter that provides a high-level overview of functional programming aspects of Scala. This chapter helps you understand the functional programming aspects of Scala. Scala is a preferred language to work with Apache Spark.

After this chapter, you will be able to understand the building blocks of functional programming and how to apply functional programming concepts in your daily programming tasks. There is a hands-on ...

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