Chapter 6. Objects and Enumerations
Topics in This Chapter A1
In this short chapter, you will learn when to use the
object construct in Scala. Use it when you need a class with a single instance, or when you want to find a home for miscellaneous values or functions. This chapter also covers enumerated types.
The key points of this chapter are:
Use objects for singletons and utility methods.
A class can have a companion object with the same name.
Objects can extend classes or traits.
applymethod of an object is usually used for constructing new instances of the companion class.
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