Scala 2 Language: Getting Started

by Harit Himanshu

Scala programming may seem daunting at first but a solid foundation is the place to start. This course will teach you the fundamental concepts of conditionals, control structures, pattern matching, and variable types among other important topics.

What you'll learn

Imagine you have a need or desire to learn Scala and you have seen a lot of documentation but are still confused as to where to start. Your search ends here. In this course, Scala Language: Getting Started, you’ll learn to apply the fundamental concepts of the language in a practical manner. First, you’ll explore the concepts such as variables, types, and values. Next, you’ll discover how expressions and control structures work in Scala. Then, you will see Pattern Matching while working on real-world problems. Next, you will explore functions and method and see how to create and execute your own functions. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply these concepts as a standalone program and run it on the command-line. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Scala Language needed to start creating your own Scala programs with confidence.

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About the author

Harit Himanshu is a hands-on software professional with more than a decade of experience in building and shipping products at companies of small to large sizes. He has contributed in various domains such as Advertising, CleanTech, Security, and FinTech. He is passionate about writing clean testable code and prefers being lazy when coding. In his free time, he is found tinkering new technologies, learning new business domains, reading books, cooking, singing and investing his time with his wife o... more

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