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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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.
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The book 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.
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