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Programming in Scala 2 Edition
Contributor(s): Odersky, Martin, Spoon, Lex, Venners, Bill
ISBN: 0981531644     ISBN-13: 9780981531649
Publisher: Artima Inc
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: January 2011
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Annotation: Programming in Scala, Second Edition, is the definitive book on Scala, the new language for the Java Platform that blends object-oriented and functional programming concepts into a unique and powerful tool for developers. This second edition provides more than 100 pages of new material that covers new features in Scala 2.8.Coauthored by the designer of the Scala language, this authoritative book will teach you, one step at a time, the Scala language and the ideas behind it.The book is carefully crafted to help you learn. The first few chapters will give you enough of the basics that you can already start using Scala for simple tasks. The entire book is organized so that each new concept builds on concepts that came before - a series of steps that promises to help you master the Scala language and the important ideas about programming that Scala embodies.A comprehensive tutorial and reference for Scala, this book covers the entire language and important libraries.This second edition covers many features introduced or enhanced in the 2.8 release, including: - The design of the new collections library - Structural subtyping - The new rules for implicits - Package objects - Chained package clauses - Named and default parameters - The copy method on case classes
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Scala (Computer program language)
Programming languages (Electronic computers)
Computer programming.
BISAC Categories:
- Computers | Programming Languages
Dewey: 005.13
LCCN: 2011290768
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 7.25" W x 1.25" (2.90 lbs) 852 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s): rtin Odersky is the creator of the Scala language. He is a professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, where since 2001 he has led the team that developed the Scala language, libraries, and compiler. He is a founder of Scala Solutions, Inc., and was a co-designer of Java generics and the original author of the current javac reference compiler. Lex Spoon worked on Scala for two years at EPFL and is now a software engineer at LogicBlox, Inc. Bill Venners is president of Artima, Inc., and cofounder of Escalate Software. He is the author of many articles on Java as well as the book Inside the Java Virtual Machine, and the designer of the ScalaTest testing framework.