Scala for the Impatient
by Cay Horstmann
Publisher: Addison-Wesley 2011
Number of pages: 113
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.
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