Scala in Depth is a unique new book designed to help you integrate Scala effectively into your development process. By presenting the emerging best practices and designs from the Scala community, it guides you through dozens of powerful techniques example by example. About the Book Scala is a powerful JVM language that blends the functional and OO programming models. You'll have no trouble getting introductions to Scala in books or online, but it's hard to find great examples and insights from experienced practitioners. You'll find them in Scala in Depth.
There's little heavy-handed theory here—just dozens of crisp, practical techniques for coding in Scala. Written for readers who know Java, Scala, or another OO language.
Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book. What's Inside
Concise, expressive, and readable code style
How to integrate Scala into your existing Java projects
Scala's 2.8.0 collections API
How to use actors for concurrent programming
Mastering the Scala type system
Scala's OO features—type member inheritance, multiple inheritance, and composition
Functional concepts and patterns—immutability, applicative functors, and monads
Josh Suereth is a Senior Software Engineer at Typesafe and the author of Scala in Depth. He is the author of several open source Scala projects, including the Scala automated resource management library, the PGP sbt plugin.