by Dean Wampler, Alex Payne
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2008
Number of pages: 446
Programming Scala 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 quickly, and explains what makes this language ideal for today's highly scalable, component-based applications that support concurrency and distribution.
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