Chapter 6. Building web applications in functional style
This chapter covers
- Building Scala projects with SBT (Simple Build Tool)
- Introduction to the Scalaz HTTP module
- Creating a web application in Scala called weKanban
This second part of the book switches focus to more real-world applications of the Scala programming language, and what could be more practical than building a web application in Scala? There are already web frameworks like Lift (http://liftweb.net) and Playframework (www.playframework.org) that Scala developers can use to build web applications. But this chapter introduces you to an interesting library called Scalaz (http://code.google.com/p/scalaz/). (The source code for Scalaz is hosted at http://github.com/scalaz/scalaz ...