by Dean Wampler, Alex Payne
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2008
Number of pages: 446
Programming Scala introduces an exciting new language that offers all the benefits of a modern object model, functional programming, and an advanced type system. Packed with code examples, this comprehensive book teaches you how to be productive with Scala quickly, and explains what makes this language ideal for today's highly scalable, component-based applications that support concurrency and distribution.
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by Martin Odersky - EPFL
Scala is a concise, elegant, type-safe programming language that integrates object-oriented and functional features. This book is an excellent step-by-step introduction to many of the Scala features with the help of simple code examples.
by Jason Swartz - O'Reilly Media
An introduction and a guide to getting started with functional programming development. Written for programmers who are already familiar with object-oriented (OO) development, the book introduces the reader to the core Scala syntax and its OO models.
by Cay Horstmann - Addison-Wesley
A rapid, code-based introduction that's relentlessly practical and useful. Every concept and technique in Scala for the Impatient is presented in blog-size chunks that can be digested quickly and reviewed as needed for specific tasks.
- Scala Community
This document outlines some basic Scala stylistic guidelines which should be followed with more or less fervency. Wherever possible, this guide attempts to detail why a particular style is encouraged and how it relates to other alternatives.