Scala Fundamentals

Video description

In Scala Fundamentals LiveLessons, Dan Rosen teaches the essentials of the Scala programming language. The video training covers:

  • Scala’s background and development history
  • Basic mechanics of writing and building Scala code using the sbt build tool and the Scala IDE plugin for Eclipse.
  • Fundamental control-flow structures and type inference
  • Scala’s approach to object-oriented programming and design
  • Basics of generic programming
  • Basic functional programming idiom, and Scala’s collections API
  • "Real-world" considerations including Java interoperability and common pitfalls

About the Author:

Dan Rosen has over 10 years of professional experience as a software developer, writing and helping others to write elegant and robust code. Dan is currently the instructor of several Scala and Java training courses at Marakana. Before joining Marakana, Dan worked as a developer advocate at Atlassian, helping developers build plug-ins for Atlassian's collaboration and development tools. Dan is also a recovering C++ addict who, prior to making the leap to the JVM, contributed to products ranging from web browsers to static source code analyzers. Dan and his dog Tesla are proud residents of Oakland, California.

Product information

  • Title: Scala Fundamentals
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: February 2013
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 013343012X