Scala Collections

by Toby Weston

Almost every application in the world needs to manipulate data in some sort of collection. This course will teach you how to use Scala's sophisticated collection types and take advantage of the functional programming style Scala is renowned for.

What you'll learn

If you’re a programmer targeting the JVM, you'll be familiar with Java and its collection types. In this course, Scala Collections, you'll learn about Scala's power and its collections that will help your next application. First, you'll discover Scala lists and how to find elements in them. Next, you'll explore collection types and how to choose which is right for you. Finally, you'll learn how to transform elements and simplify complex computations. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge required to use Scala's collections and some of the functional programming idioms that power them.

About the author

Toby is an independent software developer based in London, specializing in modern software development and agile practices. He's a keen blogger and writer having written for Jaxenter and a book on modern testing titled Essential Acceptance Testing. A big supporter of open source software, Toby has contributed to several projects including JMock and created a popular concurrency library called tempus-fugit. Find him on Github.

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