While Scala is known for its functional capabilities, it is, in reality, a very powerful hybrid OOP and Functional programming language. Scala took the well established concept of OOP and make creating classes and dealing with static methods much more concise, pleasant, less error prone, and enjoyable. In this workshop, learn how OOP in Scala is different from that provided in Java and at the same time how the code translates to bytecode on the JVM.
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, co-founder of the devdotnext software conference, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.
Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. You can reach him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on twitter at @venkat_s.
- Conventions related to classes
- Singleton and companions
- Parameterized types, covariance and contra variance
- Programming with Traits
- Case classes, Working with types
- Know how to create OO code in Scala
- Learn the power of traits and how they differ from Java's new capabilities
- Know how to work with singletons, companions, case classes, and more
- Design for extensibility using powerful features of Scala
- Interoperate with OO code written using Java
Programmers interested in learning the Object-Oriented side of Scala
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- The latest version of the Scala compiler
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