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, Lex Spoon, Bill Venners - Artima Inc
Scala is an object-oriented programming language for the Java Virtual Machine. Scala is also a functional language, and combines the best approaches to OO and functional programming. This book is the authoritative tutorial on Scala programming.
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.
by Noel Welsh, Dave Gurnell - Underscore Consulting
The main goal of this book is to teach system architecture and design using the techniques of modern functional programming. This means designing systems as small composable units, expressing constraints and interactions via the type system.
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.