Are you ready to upgrade your skills and become a Scala Expert Developer? Unleash the full power of Scala in this three-day intensive Scala training course and learn what you can do with Scala's advanced features.
- Become an expert in advanced functional programming with Scala -
Join Trond Bjerkestrand, Lightbend-certified Scala and Akka trainer and consultant, as he delves into advanced functional programming with Scala, providing you with a detailed understanding of the type system, implicits, internal DSLs, Custom Scala Collections, and the skills you need to create structured libraries or DSLs.
Known for being favoured by developers due to its power, malleability and utility in navigating complex domains and defining abstractions, Scala is increasingly used by some of the world's largest digital companies and an expert knowledge of its best practices is quickly becoming highly sought-after.
Who you will be learning with
This course is aimed for experienced developers who have a solid understanding of Scala and are looking to learn about the latest uses and best practices of Scala.
How to apply these skills
Meet the growing demand for expert Scala developers, while bringing new insights and innovative solutions to your organization's use of Scala.
Book early to receive a discount on the course price and in doing so you will not only commit to growing your own skill set, but help us grow our community of over 140,000 passionate techies.
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Learn how to:
- Understand all aspects of the object-functional approach
- Know and be able to apply advanced features of Scala's type system
- Fully understand implicits and type classes
- Be confident about creating libraries and DSLs with Scala
Recap of important basics
Object-Functional Programming in Depth
-Recursion and tail-recursion -Partial functions and partial function literals -Curried methods, partially applied functions -Lifting methods into functions -Folding
Mastering the Type System
-Scala type hierarchy -Value classes -Type parameters -Variance -Package objects -Lower and upper bounds -(Abstract) Type members -Singleton Types -Type refinements -Static duck-typing -Path-dependent types -Self Types
-Implicit conversions -Implicit resolution, scopes and precedence -Library extension via implicit (value) classes -Implicit parameters -Implicit Values -Type classes -Implicit parameter chaining -Type class examples in the Scala core library -Type constructors -Context bounds -Type witnesses -Type tags
Domain Specific Languages (DSLs)
-DSL Building blocks: -By-name parameters -Currying -Higher-order functions -Dot-free operator notation -Implicit conversions
-Phantom types -Finite State Machines (FSM)
Scala Futures and Promises
-Execution contexts and Thread Pools -Creating & working with Futures -Futures & Failures - callbacks & recovery -Futures, concurrency & parallelism -Future.sequence/Future.traverse -Creating an already completed Future -Dealing with Future[Option[_]] and for comprehensions -Futures - Do's and Don'ts -Promises
Custom Scala Collections
-Uniform return type principle -Collection Builders -Like traits -Type classes for the tricky cases
If you are an experienced Scala developer (with at least 3 months Scala programming experience) and you would like to learn various advanced features like Scala's type system and implicits to create well designed libraries or DSLs using proven practices, this Advanced Scala course is for you!
Students taking this course should have:
- Experience and proficiency in Scala including topics covered in Lightbend Scala Language - Professional
- At least 3 months of full-time hands-on application development with Scala
Bring your own hardware
You are required to bring your own laptop for this Advanced Scala course, with JDK 6 or above installed. A full installation guide for the course software will be provided with your course joining instructions.